Burlatsky share – heavy. This work is akin to a spring Affairs in the country - plowing, digging earth, planting.. In both cases you need good nutritious food. Our boatmen have developed to a certain menu. Basically it's the first meal – soup or soup. And the second – porridge. For the shipowner, who accompanied his load of merchant porridge cooked separately. Rump covered in a canvas bag and boiled in a pot of soup. The porridge was rich in meat broth. Meat eating was definitely present. Try to pull multi-ton ship on an empty stomach. But by the end of the day all calories are spent on the burlatskii strap. Let's fantasize, what could be burlatskii, for example, shurpa. Cook was appointed the youngest of the boatman, it was his additional load during night stops, when there was a fair wind and with a tail went sailing by day and by night. At this time cooked on Board. Do a wooden box filled with earth or sand, and the campfire. Interested in what's cooking on ships overseas Oriental merchants, probably tried to cook their dishes, for example soup. Only adjusting the recipe to suit your needs. Overseas tomatoes and peppers is not for the man. Only local vegetables, spring greens that in abundance grew near the tow path – a young nettle and sorrel.