In my childhood I lived in Central Asia and in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. And when did the idea of writing about tea traditions, I really wanted to go back in time, to memories of twenty years ago. To find something new about these peoples
and their customs and to remember the forgotten old. I hope this article will allow you a little bit to plunge into the world of Asian tea traditions and to feel the harmony and hospitality of Eastern culture, although a true tea house is impossible to find in the metropolis.
Teas in Central Asia
Familiarity with Central Asian people this wonderful drink would have happened earlier than in Europe. Through the East of the country caravans of the silk Road that carried lots of strange items, tea was one of them. This led to the fact that thirst-quenching drink, has acquired a special place in the culture of the peoples of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The mentality and customs of each country of Central Asia, has left its mark and formed their unique tea traditions: tea green tea, tea with butter and salt, using camel milk and cream, and many more unique recipes.
In Uzbekistan, the predominant consumption of green tea, only in the capital city of Tashkent, more popular black. Before drinking the tea in a thin stream poured from the bowl back into the pot, the procedure Continue reading
It is very important to inculcate the younger generation love to native culture.
Regardless of the place of residence of the Kazakhs must know the language and traditions of his people.
A. N. Nazarbayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
There are on the map village of the Omsk region under the sonorous, beautiful name Krasnogorka, which in 2010 will celebrate its 110th anniversary since the founding of migrants from Ukraine.
And once there was a village lane, on which lands and founded the settlement. Here’s what history tells us:
The village of Maina was called by name here wandering tribe of Kazakhs lane, that in translation from Kazakh means “rich steppes with an abundance of water and lush grass”. Why is the Kazakh? Because from the second half of the 19th century on the territory of this lot was occupied by yurts of Kazakh nomads. 12 kilometers to the South lived the nomad Sahasi, and West of USBI. It was rich Kazakhs, bred horses, and almost with their herds had no boundaries.
The first settler Continue reading