Molly Schultz is studying to receive her MFA from the University of Idaho. She spent two years in Uzbekistan as a Peace Corps volunteer, and now resides in Moscow, ID. “Cooking the National Dish of Uzbekistan” is her first published essay.
Here’s a recipe that may seem novel, perhaps even formidable. But the pursuit, if you set yourself to the task, will not disappoint. Osh-palov (also plov or simply osh) is the national dish of Uzbekistan, a land-locked country in Central Asia not unlike Italy in shape, a right boot to match the left, with courtyards […]