Thursday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m.
with Cynthia Clampitt
Come enjoy a trip through Mongolia, from Lake Khuvsgul in the north to the Gobi in the south and across the vast expanses of the central plains, where Ghengis Khan once marshaled his Golden Horde. Author and food historian Cynthia Clampitt will guide you across Mongolia, where she slept in gers (Mongolian felt tents), drank airag (fermented mare’s milk), collected rocks, and attended the Nadaam Games, where the “three manly sports” have been contested since the days of the great Khan. In addition, you’ll learn a bit about the surprising impact of the “Pax Mongolica” on the history of food