Central Asian Plov Centre

Uzbek in Tashkent

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To sample plov (pilaf) styles from various regions of Uzbekistan head to the celebration of plov that is the Central Asian Plov Centre. Walk past the mob of people crowding around steaming kazans (large plov cauldrons) and take a seat inside, where your group's order will arrive Uzbek-style on a single plate from which everybody eats. Get here before noon for the best selection.

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