"SPECIALITY" Mongolia Restaurant Tip by grazy56
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Mongolians appreciate a lot milk products called "white food", and that is what they offer first to visitors. They believe that eating milk products make longer the own life. The meat or "grey food" has also its place in Mongolian cooking. From middle of August to middle of September, Mongolian hunt and eat boiled marmot. Mongolians don't eat fish and lakes are full of big fish, you can buy some from the monads and you will just have to make a fish barbacue.
In U.B. restaurants offer you international cooking and after a few weeks in the steppe you will appreciate !
Guantz or soup-kitchen, almost only used by Mongolian serve good and plentiful helpings of traditional food for around 100 T. If numerous and hidden in the skycrapers in the towns, on countryside you will find them under gers.
It is easy to find food in the small towns: you will find bolled or fried ravioli with meat.
In nomadic families you will always welcomed with one or more cup of airak (fermented milk), cheese and salt tea: TO REFUSE IS TO OFFEND
Under the ger they will offer you airak, yogurt, hormog, cream and cheese. Cheese (camel, horse, yak or goat) can be salted or sweet and you will find 1000 different types: advice: take only a small piece and if you like it you take more, and if not you take something else? During summer, nomads won?t serve you meat because it's the period where make dry meat for winter food, but, for dinner you will find a little on your noodle soup (excellent). If you will be lucky they will offer you vodka freshly distilled (exquisite drink)
Favorite Dish: LEAVE FOR STEPPE:
you must be autonomous before leaving for your tour. For lunch you will make a picnic with your driver. Follow his advice to buy evrything you need and think about your driver who also has to eat and he is so much more than useful, he is your lifeline. He will take some of his own food but it won't be so good so you should share with him. Buy water in big quantity? From home you can take lemon juice, salt and peper, oil and vinegar, creams, fruits and vegetables that can keep a long time, tuna. A good idea: buy fruit and vegetable in U.B., if you can in U.B. boil some eggs. For cooking Mejet has a camping stove. Take fork, spoon and knife, glass and 1 plastic plate for each don't create litter because they don't produce it it isneedless to pollute the land? LEARN TO LIVE WITH NATURE WITHOUT DESTROYING IT LIKE THEY DO.
MAKE YOUR OWN COOKING:
take from home a camping stove with enough gas for your tour,. The drivers use camping stoves which work with bottled gas, the korean stoves are like diplomatic suitcase, the cover protecting the fire from wind: ingenious system, it takes up very little room and can be bought in U.B.(40USSD)
Directions: WHERE TO BUY:
in U.B. you can find all you need in super markets. In the small towns you can find basic food and fruit and vegetable in markets or in groceries (delguur) but often empty.
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