Baltic eel with vegetables


Kaliningrad is the heart of the western most region of Russia and one of the best places to try the legendary Baltic eel. This snake-like fish lives and fattens up in rivers, then setting off on a long sea journey to lay its eggs.

Kaliningrad is the heart of the western most region of Russia and one of the best places to try the legendary Baltic eel. This snake-like fish lives and fattens up in rivers, then setting off on a long sea journey to lay its eggs. These eels head towards the tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean – the Sargasso Sea – a distance of almost 8,000 kilometres each way. Join a head chef from Kaliningrad and learn a tasty eel recipe on the Russian Travel Guide.