Top 10 Xinjiang Dishes

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We begin our Chinese food series in the same place we entered China: in the city of Kashgar in China's western frontier province of Xinjiang. Like the native Uighur people and their culture, food in Xinjiang province resembles Central Asian and Turkic cuisine more than stereotypical Chinese food. … [Read more...]

Photos from the Edge of China: Kashgar

If you click around our first installment of photos from China expecting images of kung pao and red lanterns, perhaps you'll be surprised to find chick pea salads and women in head scarves instead. For most, China's Xinjiang Province doesn't quite match their notions of what China should look like. Our images of Kashgar's people, food, and markets are more … [Read more...]