brothers ice fishing on Flickr.
The not very creatively named Turtle Rock, Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia.
Pausing in bleu after the wedding. on Flickr.
Buuz are Mongolian dumplings, filled with mutton or beef, with onion and garlic and sometimes fennel or caraway. They’re typically more heavy and filling than other Asian dumplings, with chewy dough. Buuz are usually steamed, but cooking them in butter tea is amazing.
Fast food, as we think of it, doesn’t really exist in Mongolia. I’m not just talking about American fast food, though that doesn’t really exist either; there is exactly one American food restaurant–not chain, but actual location–in the entire country. (And it’s not even…