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  • n. A type of soup from Russia made from cabbage.


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From Russian щи (šči)


  • And if that doesn't take your fancy you could always get stuck into the nation's favourite dish of cabbage soup known as shchi or, as an alternative, Rassolnik - a salty-sour cucumber stew. - Home

  • Inside, guests sat down to a five-course meal including Siberian pelmeni, a ravioli-like dish filled with venison, and green shchi soup, with chicken and sorrel.

    Dinner, with Questions

  • There's another way to describe borshch that doesn't contain beets; shchi ... although it normally wouldn't have tomatoes in it.

    Cabbage Borscht

  • But I did -- blini to start with, cold spicy boiled wild boar, which I almost can't say; baked stag ham; shchi -- if any of you who are local know what shchi is, it's a cabbage soup -- trout; goose and red wine; and then - I don't even know what this means in French or English -- plombir.

    Readout To The Pool By Senior Administration Official

  • _shchi_ (cabbage-soup) sends up its perpetual incense, and the samovar of cheap tea is never empty.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 87, January, 1865

  • "I dine at home on shchi and kasha, with which I am quite content.

    Leo Tolstoy: Childhood and Early Manhood


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