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Ashlyan - fu - cold soup
Published: 07 february 2019

Ashlyan - fu - (ashlyamfu, ashlyan-fu) - national Uygur cold soup with noodles made of dough and pieces (most often in the form of straw) of starch. A rather peculiar taste due to possible origin - it is believed that China is the homeland of this soup. The root of the name "liang-fu" in Chinese means starch soup. But the prefix "ash" ("osh" among many nations of Central Asia) is usually means the term "food".However, its ingredients in China are very different from the world famous Karakol (Issyk-Kul). The most famous place where you can eat Ashlyan Fu are the foothills of Karakol. In a small village almost at every step, there are small houses where put 3-4 tables. This soup is usually served in this area with scalding pies with potatoes and hot spices. Dungans and Uigurs still argue over which of them owns this dish. So far they have not come to an agreement, since, if we compare the...

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