Question: Being vegetarian in Kyrgyzstan?
I'm very hapy i have found this online community!
here is my first question:
How easy is it to be vegetarian in Kyrgzystan?
My research has shown me the Kyrgzy people can not live without meat! I Am actually vegan (no dairy or eggs) but for this trip I feel I will make an effort to come half way and eat dairy and eggs (but no meat!). I have a number of reasons why I do not eat meat, and while some of them do not apply to KG, (Factory farming, mass production) I still would never eat a sheeps head! I know this is real Kyrgyz cuisine but it is something i do not want to change.
I am actually worried that I will really offend some hosts because I won't eat their food. I will know in russian how to explain myself, but I am worried everywhere I this will be a problem.
I am happy to live off dried fruit and nuts from the bazzars, but I feel the only thing that could be a problem will be trying to explain to them (In russian) why I choose not to eat their food.
Somebody please can you give some more infromation on this!
Thanks in advance,