The film tells about the recipes for the preparation of various dishes of Russian cuisine. The film includes the shooting: the family dines at a round table in a wooden hut. Women are engaged in household chores: they harvest in the garden, bake a loaf, pancakes, pies, prepare homemade cottage cheese from milk, boil jelly, sorrel cabbage soup, sauerkraut, pickle mushrooms, and prepare other dishes. A man marinates beef for the winter. Children help adults: they pick berries and mushrooms in the forest, fish in the pond. Workers of one of the bakeries bake buns. The chefs of one of the restaurants prepare various dishes of Russian cuisine, serve a wedding table.