Monday, June 20, 2016

Kyrgyz Beverages

Since my food post got a comment which almost never happens I have decided to add a beverage post. So here is a list of Kyrgyz beverages I have had since I got here. Many of them I purchased from vendors off the street.

Shalap Shoro

Maksim Shoro

Kvass

Kumis

Mors

Sherbet

Ayran

Tea

4 comments:

clarissasblog.com said...

Is sherbet a beverage over there?

J. Otto Pohl said...

Sherbet is the indigenous term for kompot. The term is Arabic in origin I believe.

derRach said...

Is not Kvass a loan word from Russian into Kyrgyz? When I studied the Russian language, it was said by teachers that you could not speak good Russian without first acquiring a taste for Kvass.

Do the Kyrgyz use the same ingredients to make Kvass as the Russians like black rye bread?

J. Otto Pohl said...

der Rach

Yes, kvass is a Russian drink and it is made the same here as in Rossiia.