Day 4: Ming O’rik

With such an impressive history dating back to the very dawn of humanity, Uzbekistan's smaller, but nonetheless significant architectural sites are often forgotten in favor of the three big silk road highlights.  The Khiva, Samarkand, and Bukhara travelers see today represent only a fraction of the thousands of years of history worth exploring in this … Continue reading Day 4: Ming O’rik

Day 69: Lagʻmon

Of the Central Asian dishes that bring me the most joy, Lagʻmon is in the top four, right up there with Plov, Manti, and Somsa.  Lagʻmon really shows off Uzbek cuisine's eastern influence with it's hearty homemade noodles, and delightful little chunks of meat and fat.  Served in a steaming bowl with a spoon and … Continue reading Day 69: Lagʻmon