Samsas with Leek and Pumpkin

Dear Oleńka,

In American cuisine, one of the ingredients most closely associated with fall is unquestionably pumpkin—from pumpkin pie to pumpkin soup to the ubiquitous PSL. Although it’s already snowing in Almaty, I am firmly in denial about both the weather and my imminent departure, so I thought I’d share with you my favorite Central Asian twist on this quintessential flavor of fall (though pumpkin manty are also a strong contender). 


Posted on November 6, 2015 .