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Dishes by Country

Beverages by Country

Latest Dishes

Shivit Oshi

Shivit Oshi

Shivit oshi is a traditional Uzbek dish featuring bright green noodles infused with dill, served with a tangy white sour milk sauce and a meat-vegetable ‘Vaju’ sauce.

Morkovcha

Morkovcha

Morkovcha is a carrot salad of the Koryo-saram Korean communities created in Russia.

Koktal

Koktal

Koktal is a Kazakh fish dish featuring smoked carp, traditionally cooked over charcoal and served in a cocktail bowl.

Yarma

Yarma

Smooth and creamy yarma for a simple meal.

Zhent

Zhent

Zhent is a sweet dessert usually prepared for special occasions in Kazakhstan.

Irimshik

Irimshik

Irimshik is a type of Kazakh cottage cheese that is often dried and stored for later.

Zhaya

Zhaya

Zhaya is a Kazakh dish made from horse meat cuts from the rump and hind legs.

Chechil

Chechil

Chechil is a variety of salty string cheese in Armenia.

Kazan Kebab

Kazan Kebab

Kazan kebab is a traditional Uzbek dish involving meat cooked in a pot with potatoes and various spices.

Lamb Tandoori

Lamb Tandoori

Lamb Tandoori is a Turkish grilled dish featuring slow-cooked lamb with vegetables, often served with bread.

Latest Beverages

Tea in Central Asia

Tea in Central Asia

Tea in Central Asia is a respected hospitality symbol, traditionally served in a “piala,” with regionally varied preferences in types.

Jarma

Jarma

Jarma is a Kyrgyz beverage made by cooking ground and fried cereals in water and adding liquid yogurt.

Maksym

Maksym

Maksym is a Kyrgyz beverage made by boiling cereals in water and letting them ferment for a short time.

Vodka

Vodka

Vodka is a clear distilled spirit, primarily made from water and ethanol, with origins in Russia, Sweden, and Poland.

Kompot

Kompot

Kompot is a popular European drink made by simmering fruits in sweetened water.

Kumis

Kumis

Kumis is a fermented beverage made from mare milk in Mongolia and Central Asia.

Kazakh Wine

Kazakh Wine

Kazakh wine refers to wine in Kazakhstan.

Chal

Chal

Chal is a Central Asian beverage made by fermenting camel milk.

Shirchoy

Shirchoy

Shirchoy is a type of milk tea in Uzbekistan that is often featured as a part of a breakfast meal.

Chalap

Chalap

Chalap is a traditional drink made from local yogurt in Central Asia.

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