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Russian Food Pack, part2: 6 new meals on plates - updated July 05, 2007

by Jasana_BugBreeder Posted 4th Jul 2007 at 7:51 PM - Updated 5th Jul 2007 at 7:40 PM by Jasana_BugBreeder
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Finally, some more Russian foods for your hungry sims

Common notes.
1. All meals require custom plates - attached in OBJ_plateshohlomaJasana.rar - and, in addition, herring salad and meat jelly use different serving platter - attached in OBJ_dishfishhohlomaJasana.rar - so make sure you downloaded and placed all needed plates to your Downloads folder (or any subfolder) if you are downloading any meal.
2. All meals 'override' Maxis food tray (when taken from fridge). It's not a real override - there's no additional package, and other foods wouldn't be affected. Texture for it is borrowed from serving platter, so make sure you get it.
3. All meals are created in Base Game and are compatible with any addons.
Changed: with this hack, these meals will have Call To Meal interaction - please re-download the plates if you got them earlier. However, the interaction is available only when you click on an empty spot of the plate
If you have Seasons addon installed, these meals have additional behavior:
- if there's fresh food in your fridge, these meals turn 'magic' like other meals
- meat jelly cools Sim when eaten
4. Meal menus are currently available in English, German and Russian (herring salad and meat jelly - English and Russian only). If someone wants proper menus for other languages - please help me to translate meal names to your language.

Known problem.
When you prepare herring salad or meat jelly via Make Many interaction, food will be rotated on plate This occurs with Maxis meals as well (but not as obvious since their serving plates are round), and I didn't found a fix for this. Please use Make interaction instead.

Now, more details about each meal.

Caviar Hamburger - hamburgers aren't traditional Russian dish but caviar is. This meal was inspired by a picture of black-and-red-caviar-hamburger, found on the net - I thought it would be funny (and, really, a big threat to one's health).
No Cooking skill is required.
Caviar Hamburgers can be eaten anytime - for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Caviar Crepes, unlike hamburgers, are traditional dish. (Not that it's eaten too often )
Group meal consists of 8 servings instead of usual 6 - to match the mesh.
Cooking skill 3 is required.
Caviar Crepes can be eaten anytime - for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Meat Rissoles - shortened for menu, these are potato rissoles with meat stuffing, original name - 'zrazy'.
Cooking skill 3 is required.
Rissoles can be eaten anytime - for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Rissoles can be cooked in 3 ways - on stove, in microwave, and in baking oven.

Herring Salad - not the best name for this salad, but I can't found better Exact translation of Russian naming would be 'herring under fur-coat'. This salad consists of multiple layers, with chopped herring as bottom and red beet root with mayonnaise as top, the rest of components may vary - potatoes, carrots, eggs, onions, sometimes even green apples. It's really yummy thing
Cooking skill 3 is required.
Herring salad can be eaten anytime - for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Herring salad is prepared as Group meal only.
Note that it uses fish-shaped serving plate, don't forget to grab it.

Aspic (former Meat Jelly, thanks to CatOfEvilGenius for correction) - we call it 'holodets' (from word 'holod'='cold'). The jelly part is made of meat broth.
No cooking skill is required, since meat jelly isn't really cooked - normal preparation process cannot be made, so it's just taken ready from the fridge. For the same reason, sims can eat it any time.
Only with Seasons addon, only withing 2 hours after cooking, eating meat jelly cools down sim a bit.
Meat jelly becomes spoiled in 3 hours after preparation - it's jelly, don't expect it to last too long

Apple Pie doesn't need additional comments, I guess There are pies in the game already, but I simply wanted a 'normal', square one, and eaten with hands :D
Cooking skill 3 is required.
Apple pie is cooked as dessert - for Lunch and Dinner only.

Technical details.
Foods, as usual, are animated by changing graphic; therefore, I'll give poly counts only for one of states, where they are highest (usually preparation state).
Caviar hamburger - 2292 faces, 1710 vertices.
Caviar crepes - 1606 faces, 1096 vertices.
Meat rissoles - 1456 faces, 1029 vertices.
Herring salad - 1744 faces, 1288 vertices.
Meat jelly - 48 faces, 96 vertices.
Apple pie - 1990 faces, 1371 vertices.
All meshes made in 3dsmax.
Herring salad uses sandwich preparation animation - it's not exactly what you'd want here, but chop/season preparation (the closest by sim animations) don't update the tray during seasoning.

To skankyboy, for the smd plugin.
To Peter Jones, for PJSE plugins.
To Akulina, for the screenshots.

Meals aren't recolorable - you have to clone them even if you want to just change texture. Ask for permission if you want to clone a meal. I'm likely to give permission if result is going to be free
Please don't redistribute these meals, as well as other my objects - give link to the thread where you got them instead.

Updated on July 5, 2007: replaced all plates to work with CallToMeal hack; replaced OBJ_holodetsJasana.rar - corrected menu.
Tags: #russian food

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
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Forum Resident
#51 Old 7th Jun 2008 at 10:50 PM
Woow, it's really a good thing!
Very nice indeed, thanks for sharing!

"If you suspect you won't like the answer, then don't make the question"
Test Subject
#52 Old 24th Jun 2008 at 8:57 PM
Wow this is awesome. =)
I'm Polish, and we have some similar foods. My mum regularly makes the "herring salad." Wouldn't a decent translation of it be "herring under a blanket"?

Anyways, awesome work. My sims seem to enjoy the Cavier Burgers... they're constantly making it xD
Field Researcher
#53 Old 21st Jul 2008 at 8:11 AM
Wonderful work! Me and my simmians thank you!

Wow, it's beautiful outside. I should probably do something....

Like close the blinds on my window so there isn't a glare on my computer screen.
Test Subject
#54 Old 22nd Jul 2008 at 9:35 AM
I love these very much and they work fine except the herring salad... My sims start serving it and then it just disappears... I don't have the hack you told about in you post, so what could be the reason for this?
Mad Poster
#55 Old 1st Nov 2008 at 7:03 AM
I love all your foods! They are very pretty and look so awesome in my game.

However, I have a problem with the Aspic; my sims keep getting the want to "learn how to make Aspic" which they can't fulfill because there is no prep stage. Is there any way to fix this? Some way to remove the code that tells sims this food can be learned how to make? I know some foods exist that they never get that want for: Gelatin for example.
Test Subject
#56 Old 15th Jan 2009 at 6:57 PM
Originally Posted by lozzawozzaere
fantastic i wish i knew how to make them for me to eat

Hi, I from Ukraine. I know as to prepare these dishes, they very tasty. On Ukraine these dishes very much often prepare...)))))))
#57 Old 9th Feb 2009 at 1:29 AM
These are great! I especially like the Herring Salad.
#58 Old 1st Mar 2009 at 7:23 AM
Hamburgers - is not traditional meal for Russia. Why put the hamburgers on Russian plates?

Гамбургеры - это не традиционная еда для России. Зачем надо было класть гамбургеры на русские тарелки?
Original Poster
#59 Old 2nd Mar 2009 at 6:30 AM
Originally Posted by Serega_93
Hamburgers - is not traditional meal for Russia. Why put the hamburgers on Russian plates?

You know, I did explained why hamburger is included, in the starter post. Perhaps someone here is too full of himself to read first posts? It's baaad habit, you know - they usually contain useful info.
Test Subject
#60 Old 17th Mar 2009 at 3:00 PM
Yummy! XD

Why So Serious?
Lab Assistant
#61 Old 19th Mar 2009 at 7:27 AM
Wowww,Love them

Thank you so much
Test Subject
#62 Old 26th Apr 2009 at 6:33 PM
Heyy i love this download :] but 1 problem.. when i downloaded the apple pie one, my sim made it, put it in the oven but when it finished cooking, my sim went to get it out but my sim went flying backwards and the oven like reset and the food wasnt inside? but if i click on it it will say "get apple pie" and it will do the same thing? Help Please? :o
Original Poster
#63 Old 27th Apr 2009 at 6:51 PM
Kit-Kát-Babez, does it happen *only* with apple pie? If, for example, you have the same problem with caviar crepes - make sure you got all the plates.
If it occurs only with apple pie, please turn on debug mode (boolprop testingcheatsenabled on) and attach the log file it generates on the moment of 'flying backwards'.
Test Subject
#64 Old 24th May 2009 at 11:48 AM
Thanks! Realy russian food!
Спасибо! Настоящая Русская еда!
Test Subject
#65 Old 17th Sep 2009 at 5:45 AM
I love these, thank you! My Sims enjoy all of your Russian foods on a regular basis!
Test Subject
#66 Old 25th Oct 2009 at 3:52 PM
caviar burger xP
also thanks for sharing!

Test Subject
#67 Old 16th Sep 2010 at 10:34 PM
well actually... we don't eat caviar so often :D
and a lot of other dishes presented here as well. But tnx for sharing
Test Subject
#68 Old 17th Oct 2010 at 7:22 AM
Oh, yes we don't eat Caviar Hamburger and Caviar Crepes in Russia. Caviar is very expensive (((
Test Subject
#69 Old 24th Jan 2011 at 5:06 AM
Huh. Those meat rissoles looks and sound pretty good, I wish I could try it in reality. ._.
These are awesome though, thanks!
Test Subject
#70 Old 10th Feb 2011 at 12:26 PM
Бургер с икрой Надо будет сделать такой дома при случае =)
Test Subject
#71 Old 29th May 2012 at 6:25 AM
Amazing even looking at it makes me hungry!
Test Subject
#72 Old 17th Jul 2012 at 4:52 AM
wow, didn't expected to find russian food here ) we call fur-coated salad 'shuba', and it can be translated as 'fur-coat'.
Suggestion for holodets to use soup animation, because it prepared as a soup, for many hours, then cooled to make it a jelly. It's a bit fun to see how sim can easily get it as instant meal, knowing we in real life would spend all day to prepare it )
Test Subject
#73 Old 17th Jul 2012 at 4:56 AM
Originally Posted by shinryu
Бургер с икрой Надо будет сделать такой дома при случае =)

aga ) po utram s wampanskim horowo poidet )
Test Subject
#74 Old 8th Nov 2012 at 6:24 PM
Where Is The Borsh Bitch!!!!
Test Subject
#75 Old 18th Nov 2012 at 10:36 PM
Originally Posted by USSR
Where Is The Borsh Bitch!!!!

Где-то здесь не только борщ был =)
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