One of the most characteristic of the Ukrainian national cuisine dishes, a symbol of national cuisine was and remains borscht. The most widely used of beet borscht and cabbage, as well as with sorrel, nettles and other herbs.
In the Ukrainian national cuisine spicy seasonings are very common, most of which have used pepper, horseradish, garlic, onion, cumin, red pepper.
Significant place in the Ukrainian national cuisine take meals of fish: carp, baked in sour cream; carp stuffed with mushrooms and buckwheat, carp stewed with onions or sour cream.
Particularly prevalent in the Ukrainian national cuisine got dairy dishes: fresh, tart, baked milk, cheese.
Among the ancient Ukrainian drinks - produced by the process of natural fermentation mead, beer, kvass, Uzvar.