Badma Ochirova, About Diet in Siberia
Badma reminisces about what Kalmyks ate in Siberia. She says that they ate corn, potatoes, porridge and biscuits. Meat was in short supply. People also made a dish from potatoes, eggs, cabbage, beetroot and sprat all mixed together in water. When she was in Siberia, her diet included berries, vegetables, margarine and fat.