Tourist Samarkand - culinary attraction

All corners of the globe have their own zest that attract travelers like a magnet. Tourism is based on this, and he, like advertising, is the engine of progress. His followers, like missionaries, are sometimes the first to bring the new and the bright to the most remote places on Earth. What attracted and attracts a tourist? Of course, the charm of natural landscapes, architectural beauties and one hundred percent gastronomic diversity. Travelers did not pass by the pearl of the east - Uzbekistan, or rather, the ancient city of Central Asia - Samarkand.

City on the Great Silk Road

Samarkand, successfully located between China, India and Persia, has for many centuries been a key point on the way of trade caravans along the Silk Road. The great historical events of that time were somehow reflected in the fate and architecture of the city. It was the capital of the Tamerlane empire and the center of education under Ulugbek. Once visiting it, tourists will forever remain adherents of the fabulous architecture of this pearl, local gratuitous hospitality and, of course, amazing, unique and multifaceted cuisine of this region.

Earthly Gourmet Paradise

The East has always been famous for its cuisine. Being at the crossroads of trade routes, Samarkand absorbed recipes for dishes of many nations, but with a peculiar preparation. Tatar, Kazakh, Mongolian, Ukrainian, Jewish, Caucasian and Russian cuisines left their mark on the culinary life of the city. However, the local flavor and customs have brought their own notes to each dish, making them one of a kind.

The culinary trends of the city are heterogeneous; pilaf, fried meat, pastry and vegetable dishes are combined here. Due to the natural wealth of fruits, citrus fruits and berries, many culinary studies are based on fresh and dried products from this list. Meat dishes are varied in recipes and contents, they contain beef, lamb, horse meat, camel and goat meat. Cereals in a full assortment are used in Uzbek cuisine. The cooking technologies themselves are also very diverse, and more precisely, this:

  • Vertical and horizontal baking in tandoor
  • Slow Cooking
  • Combined type of cooking in a cast iron cauldron
  • Steam treatment of products in Kaskan
  • Open frying on skewers and skewers
  • Cooking in water and milk 

Like the patterns of Uzbek masters, the culinary of Samarkand is amazing and unique. It is impossible to describe this, it must be seen and tried. Numerous establishments of the city are waiting for their travelers who have gained appetite on the way and will appreciate the efforts of Samarkand culinary specialists. The East is both delicate and tasty.