Category Archives: *Videos*

How to make Jiaozi – traditional Chinese Dumplings in 3 different ways (+VIDEO)

The 20th video in our Cultural Relay Project teaching you how to make Jiaozi - traditional Chinese Dumplings. We join Luxi from Rice & Friends, a Chinese cooking school in Dali, as she walks us through how to make the ubiquitous and easy to make Chinese dish. Ingredients, preparation alternatives and more...
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How to cook Beshbarmak – the Kazakhstan national dish (+VIDEO)

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The 19th video in our Cultural Relay Project teaching how to cook Beshbarmak - the national dish of Kazakhstan. Consisting of boiled horse or mutton meat, boiled pastry noodles and topped with an onion and broth sauce, Beshbarmak means five fingers in Kazakh due to the way of consuming the food, namely with the hand. Watch our new video to learn how to bring a little Kazakh culture into your kitchen...
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How to play Chinchon – a Spanish card game

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The 17th video in our Cultural Relay Project teaching you (and the lovely people we met in Kazakhstan) how to play Chinchon - a Spanish card game. With information and a presentational video on the rules, gameplay and how to score points + information on the Spanish deck of cards. All you need to start playing this hugely entertaining game...
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Road Stories #37: The highs and lows of hitchhiking across the steppe (+VIDEO)

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The highs and lows of hitchhiking across the steppe: We set off on the unforgiving journey of travelling between Kazakhstan's two biggest cities across grassland as far as the eye can see. We break up the journey in Karaganda by staying with perhaps the last person you would expect to find in this hostile environment...
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How to make Boorsok – a tasty Kyrgyz snack

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The 15th video in our Cultural Relay Project in which we learn from the wonderful Mavluda how to make Boorsok, a tasty Kyrgyz snack made from fried dough. Popular across Central Asia, our video comes all the way from Osh, Kyrgyzstan and gives you all the help you need to start cooking this unique and delicious treat
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