Central Asian Food Series: Lagman

Talk about another one of my favorite dishes! The lagman (pronounced Logmon short vowels) dish is originating from the Uyghur (pronounced Weegrr) minority people group (they mostly live in Northwest China but there are many that live across Central Asia). This dish, as you can see, is primarily a noodle dish. These noodles are different Read more about Central Asian Food Series: Lagman[…]

Central Asian Food Series: Shashlik

Oh my, this is by far one of my favorite things to eat here in Almaty. It’s typically pretty cheap. BUT, just need to make sure you have enough time to wait for them to grill (basically barbecue) it. Most restaurants that serve it will have a special outdoor grilling area just for shashlik. This Read more about Central Asian Food Series: Shashlik[…]

Central Asian Food Series: Plov

Ok, I have talked here and there about different types of Central Asian food but there is so many different kinds that I decided to do a Food Series for the blog over the next few weeks! I am starting with the traditional dish from Uzbekistan called “Plov” (pronounced PloughV).The word plov (also known as pilaf) derives Read more about Central Asian Food Series: Plov[…]