Russian Bacon

June 7, 2009 12:01 am Published by 5 Comments

Russia plays an important role in the BT community. Out of over 178 countries that have checked out BT so far, they rank 47th! Way to go, Russia!

In the past we have explored the international community with our article on Irish Bacon. Today, we’ll take a look at Russian Bacon. Check out this photo of Russian Bacon


According to, the stuff is called “Salo”. It’s kept in the freezer, eaten raw, and is considered to increase in Smaste™ as its fat content rises. 

Spacibo, Mother Russia, Spacibo.

— Mike

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  • Herb Mahaffy says:

    I do like the manner in which you have presented this concern and it does indeed offer us some fodder for thought. On the other hand, because of just what I have experienced, I basically wish when the actual responses pile on that people today continue to be on point and don’t get started upon a tirade regarding some other news of the day. All the same, thank you for this outstanding point and whilst I do not really agree with the idea in totality, I regard the standpoint.

  • Emily says:

    Full of salient points. Don’t stop believing or wnritig!

  • stmojo says:

    It would seem that Salo would not rate very high on the Smaste scale, by virtue of not being cooked.
    Of course, vodka probably helps.

  • Toby says:

    Do you fine people have a newsletter? I’d love to receive monthly emails filled with bacony goodness.

  • Kol Of Altai says:

    Russian bacon is not raw, but instead is smoked, it simply is not fried crisp. Another EnglishRussia distortion.

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