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  • Nikolai Ubushaev, about fish dishes 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-09-01)
    Nikolai recounts fish dishes that Kalmyks make, including ukha soup, a double fish soup, fish burgers and fried caviar.
  • Danil and Sergei Orusovs, About fish dishes 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-10-01)
    Danil talks about fish dishes called ‘rakhmanka’ (made from fish intestines) and ‘triple ukha’. The latter is made as follows. Small fish are boiled in a pot to produce broth, after which the fish are removed. The broth ...
  • Sergei Muchiryaev, about fish dishes 

    Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2019-05-12)
    Sergei says that in the past Kalmyks made pâté from the catfish, for it has few bones. The catfish was shred into small pieces and mixed with butter. People also ate fish intestines, especially those of the pike fish.
  • Zurgan Lidzhieva, About Fish Dishes 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Zurgan says that in the past people went fishing in a place called Shorg which was rich with fish and ducks. When people had nothing to eat, they went fishing and collecting duck eggs. People cooked fish and made fish soup. ...

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