Kazochniki know a lot not only about good stories, but also about great food. Don’t believe me? KudaGo has picked up several recipes from his favorite books: buns from Freken Bock, Bilbo Baggins’ branded cupcake, Snusmumrikov style baked fish and other goodies.
In Uzbekistan, and throughout the Muslim East, the guest is considered a gift from Allah. Therefore, the attitude towards guests is special, genuinely cordial. In case of their arrival, there is always something at home from which you can prepare an excellent treat. For example, in the lean Soviet years, going out to the bazaar, they bought meat with bones for themselves, and for a guest occasion there was always some tender piece that was waiting in the wings.
Uyghur samsa are delicious. The filling is simply fatty mutton, finely-chopped onions, salt, cumin, sometimes pepper. The shell is a just unleavened wheat flour dough. This food item exists in several iterations across Eurasia.