Top 10 things to do in Kyrgyzstan
Sep28

Top 10 things to do in Kyrgyzstan

Version française It goes in order of preference, 1 being my favorite activity 1. Go to Arslanbob and cook your favorite Kyrgyz meal with your host Here, we were cooking Varenik. Why Arslanbob? Because this is one of the villages where you won’t find any hostel or hotel. The only way for you to stay there, is to use the network of accomodations that has been set up by a guy from switzerland a few years ago. In exchange of a...

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Varenik – A recipe from Kyrgyzstan
Aug26

Varenik – A recipe from Kyrgyzstan

Version française A russian tortellini stuffed with mashed potatoes. I discovered this recipe in Kyrgyzstan (In Arslanbob) but I heard that it’s a speciality of Ukraine or Russia… Well let’s say it comes from somewhere in the old USSR countries. Ingredients 240g flour 120 ml boiling water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 kg potatoes 2 big onions 1 handful coriander 2 teaspoon cumin   Preparation Prepare the dough by...

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The culinary specialities of Kyrgyzstan
Jul30

The culinary specialities of Kyrgyzstan

Version française The specialities in Kyrgyzstan were not always ‘”foreigners friendly” but always a discovery   Manthy: You’ll find them everywhere in Kyrgyzstan but the best are in the restaurant called “Chaikhana Jalal-Abad’ in the center of Bishkek. These are dumplings stuffed with onions & mutton meat or spinach or pumpkin (it was on a menu). Almost whatever you like but mostly with...

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