#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. These were mainly canned fish and vegetables of dubious taste. Or sea fish – blue whiting, pollock, hake, which could not compete with the local northern fish delicacy.
To make unpopular products better bought, advertising offered recipes for dishes that could be prepared from them.
For example, advertising said that frozen fruits are much cheaper than first-class ones, and in the hands of an experienced housewife, such “non-standard” apples can turn into jam, pies or salads.
Often the recipes were unusual and not to everyone’s taste: sauerkraut pancakes, onion salad, stale bread pudding, cheese from boiled in milk cod or fish salad with apples.
In the History Spot’s previous publication, we talked about the Norilsk House of Technology, which presented the entire technological chain of Norilsk combine.
Text: Svetlana Ferapontova, Photo: Nornickel Polar Branch archive