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Kazakh cuisine

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Kazakh cuisine is the cuisine of Kazakhstan, and traditionally is focused on mutton and horse meat, as well as various milk products. [1]

79 relations: Ayran, Çäkçäk, Bactrian camel, Beef, Bell pepper, Beshbarmak, Black pepper, Black tea, Boortsog, Bread, Butter, Buttermilk, Cake, Camel, Carrot, Cattle, Central Asia, Chal, Cheese, China, Chorba, Cottage cheese, Cream, Dairy product, Dastarkhān, Dough, Flour, Food preservation, Garlic, Ground meat, Horse meat, Kashk, Kattama, Kaymak, Kazakhs, Kazakhstan, Kazan (cookware), Kazy, Kebab, Kettle, Kumis, Kuurdak, Kyrgyz people, Lamb and mutton, Lard, Manti (food), Mare, Meat, Melon, Milk, ..., Naan, Nomad, Offal, Onion, Pasta, Pilaf, Piyāla, Qatiq, Rice, Salt, Sausage, Seafood, Shalgam, Sheep, Sheep milk, Shelpek, Silk Road, Sour cream, Soured milk, Spoon, Sugar, Sujuk, Tandoor, Tandoor bread, Tatars, Tea, Tohax, Turkic peoples, Whey. Expand index (29 more) »


Ayran (from ayran, ayran, دوغ "doogh", dew) is a cold savory yogurt-based beverage that is mixed with salt.

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Çäkçäk (pronounced, Janalif: Cəkcək, Tatar Cyrillic: Чәкчәк or чәк-чәк, çäk-çäk; чақчақ, chaqchaq; чак-чак; chak-chak; чак-чак, chak-chak; сәк-сәк, säk-säk, Kazakh "шек-шек" (shek-shek)), frequently anglicized as chak-chak, is a Tatar sweet.

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Bactrian camel

The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of Central Asia.

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Beef is the culinary name for meat from cattle, particularly skeletal muscle.

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Bell pepper

The bell pepper (also known as sweet pepper, pepper or capsicum) is a cultivar group of the species Capsicum annuum.

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Festive beshbarmak served with kazy sausage Beshbarmak (бешбармак, бишбармаҡ, бишбармак — "five finger") is the national dish among nomadic Turkic peoples in Central Asia and Russia.

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Black pepper

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning, known as a peppercorn.

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Black tea

Black tea is a type of tea that is more oxidized than oolong, green, and white teas.

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Boortsog, boorsoq, bauyrsaq, or baursak (бауырһаҡ, бауырсақ, боорсок, боорцог, баурсак, bawırsaq, bog'irsoq, бусроқ, pişi, bişi, tuzlu lokma, halka, pişme) is a type of fried dough food found in the cuisines of Central Asia, Idel-Ural, Mongolia and the Middle East.

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Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking.

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Butter is a dairy product containing up to 80% butterfat (in commercial products) which is solid when chilled and at room temperature in some regions and liquid when warmed.

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Buttermilk refers to a number of dairy drinks.

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Cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked.

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A camel is an even-toed ungulate in the genus Camelus that bears distinctive fatty deposits known as "humps" on its back.

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The carrot (Daucus carota subsp. sativus) is a root vegetable, usually orange in colour, though purple, black, red, white, and yellow cultivars exist.

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Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.

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Central Asia

Central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north.

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Chal, or shubat (шұбат), is a Turkic (especially Turkmen and Kazakh) beverage of fermented camel milk, sparkling white with a sour flavor, popular in Central Asia — particularly in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.

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Cheese is a dairy product derived from milk that is produced in a wide range of flavors, textures, and forms by coagulation of the milk protein casein.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chorba is one of various kinds of soup or stew found in national cuisines across the Balkans, North Africa, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Middle East and the Indian subcontinent.

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Cottage cheese

Cottage cheese is a fresh cheese curd product with a mild flavor.

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Cream is a dairy product composed of the higher-butterfat layer skimmed from the top of milk before homogenization.

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Dairy product

Dairy products, milk products or lacticinia are a type of food produced from or containing the milk of mammals, primarily cattle, water buffaloes, goats, sheep, camels, and humans.

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A dastarkhan (дастарқан;, dasturxon dasturxon, Dari: dastarkhawan, دسترخوان, دسترخوان, дасторхон, dastarkhān, dəstərxan,, дасторкон dastorqon) is the name used across Central Asia and Muslims of the Indian subcontinent to the traditional space where food is eaten.

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Dough is a thick, malleable, sometimes elastic, paste made out of any grains, leguminous or chestnut crops.

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Flour is a powder made by grinding raw grains or roots and used to make many different foods.

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Food preservation

Food preservation prevents the growth of microorganisms (such as yeasts), or other microorganisms (although some methods work by introducing benign bacteria or fungi to the food), as well as slowing the oxidation of fats that cause rancidity.

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Garlic (Allium sativum) is a species in the onion genus, Allium.

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Ground meat

Ground meat (called mince or minced meat outside North America) is meat finely chopped by a meat grinder or a chopping knife.

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Horse meat

Horse meat is the culinary name for meat cut from a horse.

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Kashk (کشک, كشك, keşk, keş peyniri), qurut (құрт, gurt, qurt, qurut, ҡорот, курут, قروت, kurut, sürk, taş yoğurt, kurutulmuş yoğurt, қурут), chortan (չորթան), aaruul (ааруул) is a range of dairy products used in cuisines of Iranian, Kurdish, Turkish, Mongolian, Central Asian, Transcaucasian, and the Levantine peoples.

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Kattama (қаттама, каттама, both), katlama, katmer (katmer), or gambir (гамбир) is a fried layered bread common in the cuisines of Central Asia.

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Kaymak is a creamy dairy product similar to clotted cream, made from the milk of water buffalos, cows, sheep, or goats in Central Asia, some Balkan countries, Turkic regions, Iran and Iraq.

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The Kazakhs (also spelled Kazaks, Qazaqs; Қазақ, Qazaq, قازاق, Qazaqtar, Қазақтар, قازاقتار; the English name is transliterated from Russian) are a Turkic people who mainly inhabit the southern part of Eastern Europe and the Ural mountains and northern parts of Central Asia (largely Kazakhstan, but also parts of Uzbekistan, China, Russia and Mongolia), the region also known as the Eurasian sub-continent.

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Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.

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Kazan (cookware)

A kazan, qazan, qozon, qazghan or ghazan (qazan,; qozon,قازان; қазан; казан; kazan; ղազան казан; казан / kazan, cazan; kazan), is a type of large cooking pot used throughout Central Asia, Russia, and the Balkan Peninsula, roughly equivalent to a cauldron, boiler, or Dutch oven.

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Kazy or kazi (қазы, qazı, قازى; казы; Казы-карта, Kazy-karta; قازئلئق, ҡаҙылыҡ, qaźılıq, qazi) is a traditional sausage-like food of Kazakhs, Tatars, Kyrgyz, Uzbeks and other ethnic groups mainly of Central Asia, particularly those of Turkic origin.

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Kebabs (also kabobs or kababs) are various cooked meat dishes, with their origins in Middle Eastern cuisine.

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A kettle, sometimes called a tea kettle or teakettle, is a type of pot, typically metal, specialized for boiling water, with a lid, spout, and handle, or a small kitchen appliance of similar shape that functions in a self-contained manner.

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Kumis (also spelled kumiss or koumiss or kumys, see other transliterations and cognate words below under terminology and etymology - Қымыз, qımız) is a fermented dairy product traditionally made from mare's milk.

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Kuurdak (куурдак, қуырдақ, gowurdak; Говурдак,, qovurdoq), transliterated with various spellings, is a traditional meat dish made in Central Asia, especially among the Kyrgyz.

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Kyrgyz people

The Kyrgyz people (also spelled Kyrghyz and Kirghiz) are a Turkic ethnic group native to Central Asia, primarily Kyrgyzstan.

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Lamb and mutton

Lamb, hogget, and mutton are the meat of domestic sheep (species Ovis aries) at different ages.

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Lard is pig fat in both its rendered and unrendered forms.

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Manti (food)

Manti (مانتا, manta, monta, мәнті, mänti, مأنتى, mantı, manti, մանթի, Tatar: манты; indicates either singular or plural) or mantu (мантуу or манты; Pashto, Persian, منتو) are dumplings popular in most Turkic cuisines, as well as in the South Caucasian, Central Asian, Chinese Islamic.

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A mare is an adult female horse or other equine.

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Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food.

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A melon is any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae with sweet edible, fleshy fruit.

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Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals.

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Naan is a leavened, oven-baked flatbread by Bernard Clayton, Donnie Cameron found in the cuisines of the Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia.

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A nomad (νομάς, nomas, plural tribe) is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another in search of grasslands for their animals.

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Offal, also called variety meats, pluck or organ meats, refers to the internal organs and entrails of a butchered animal.

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The onion (Allium cepa L., from Latin cepa "onion"), also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium.

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Pasta is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine, with the first reference dating to 1154 in Sicily.

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Pilaf or pilau is a dish in which rice is cooked in a seasoned broth.

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A piyāla (پیاله, پیاڵە, پیال), also called piola, piyola (piyola), piala (пиа́ла) or chini (чыны, шыны, from China) is a small ceramic bowl used throughout Central Asia for drinking tea.

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Qatiq is a fermented milk product from the Turkic countries.

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Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice).

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Salt, table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

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A sausage is a cylindrical meat product usually made from ground meat, often pork, beef, or veal, along with salt, spices and other flavourings, and breadcrumbs, encased by a skin.

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Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans.

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Shalgam is a traditional salad from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

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Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammal typically kept as livestock.

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Sheep milk

Sheep's milk (or ewes' milk) is the milk of domestic sheep.

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Shelpek (çelpek; шелпек; май токоч, челпек; chalpak/чалпак; usy) is a traditional Central Asian flatbread commonly consumed all over the region.

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Silk Road

The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that connected the East and West.

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Sour cream

Sour cream is a dairy product obtained by fermenting regular cream with certain kinds of lactic acid bacteria.

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Soured milk

Soured milk denotes a range of food products produced by the acidification of milk.

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A spoon is a utensil consisting of a small shallow bowl (also known as a head), oval or round, at the end of a handle.

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Sugar is the generic name for sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food.

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Sucuk is a dry, spicy sausage which is eaten from the Balkans to the Middle East and Central Asia.

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The term tandoor refers to a variety of ovens, the most commonly known is a cylindrical clay or metal oven used in cooking and baking.

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Tandoor bread

Tandoor bread (خبز تنور khubz tannoor)թոնիր հաց tonir hats, Təndir çörəyi, თონის პური tonis puri, તંદૂરી નાન tandūrī nāna, तंदूर नान tandoori naan, тандыр нан tandyr nan, тандыр нан tandyr nan, نان تنوری nan-e-tanuri, нони танурй noni tanuri, Tandır ekmeği, تونۇر نان tonur nan, тонур нан, tandir non is a type of leavened bread baked in a clay oven called a tandoor, similar to naan.

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The Tatars (татарлар, татары) are a Turkic-speaking peoples living mainly in Russia and other Post-Soviet countries.

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Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub (bush) native to Asia.

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Tohax (тоқаш, токоч, توغاچ, Тоғач), also known as toqach or toghach, is a type of tandoor bread.

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Turkic peoples

The Turkic peoples are a collection of ethno-linguistic groups of Central, Eastern, Northern and Western Asia as well as parts of Europe and North Africa.

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Whey is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained.

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