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  • Sofya Olzeeva, Kalmyk Cuisine 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Sofya talks about traditional cuisine, including meat dishes, bakery and milk vodka. This is her story: The Kalmyks like mutton very much. It is possible to make any dish from it. Especially, a soup from mutton is held in ...
  • Sanal Lidzhiev, About Traditional Cuisine 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Sanal says that the Kalmyks cut a sheep in such a way as not to spill its blood on the ground. The blood, collected in a bowl, is mixed with an onion, fat, and poured into intestines to make sausages. During a wedding meal, ...
  • Purvya Volod'kina, Meat Dishes 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Purvya talks about meat dishes that the Kalmyks ate when she was a child. This is her story: Mutton was cut into thin, long pieces and dried in the sun. The dried meat then was softened in a cup of tea and eaten. It is a ...
  • Maria Erdnieva, About Kalmyk Cuisine 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Maria talks about Kalmyk dishes, including meat and milk-based ones. This is her story: In the past, we ate dried fish. A fish was boiled, cleaned of its bones and dried. It looked like mince. Dried yoghurt was made from ...

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