Me: “Are there many vegetarians in Russia?”
Me: “But why not?”
Russia: “Because they would die.”
And they may be right – forbidding all products derived from animals (including eggs, honey and all dairy) during the final month of our 6 month winter may, in fact, be suicide.
I have officially survived 30 vegan hours in the land of Lenin and the never-ending winter.
But having no time to cook, means having it hardcore.
I popped my cherry on an exquisite diet of raw fruit, canned peas, ginger tea and rice cakes…
Whilst my colleagues revelled in cream-topped cakes, cheese snacks and chocolates.