About the food of Kyrgyzstan

Lake Ala Kol. Photo by Ondřej Žváček.

You'll have to excuse me. I have a belly ache. You see, I'm writing this Halloween night between handing out candy and eating it. And, since most wee ones have long since gone home to sugary dreams, I'm mostly just eating candy. The good news is Kyrgyzastan has a cure. Boil up a pot of honey water, throw in some spices - perhaps a cinnamon stick and lemon peel - and (for non muslims) serve with a heaping splash of vodka [Recipe]. This sort of drink is popular all over Eastern Europe and … [Read more...]