You are what you eat. Nowhere could this maxim be more obvious than in the Pamirs. A barren land of rock and rubble, brought to life only through the hands of its people. But what does it mean that nowadays, in the Tajik Pamirs, foreign foods such as borscht, plov and lagman dominate the dishes […]
For those vegetarians who want to lay off the salad once in a while, here’s an overview of specialty vegetarian dishes for each country in the region. Often these will not be on the menu, but the entrepreneurial vegetarian will ask his host or chef if they know how to make any of these.