Kangina: ancient fruit & vegetable preservation

Kangina, an ancient fresh fruit & vegetable preservation method from Afghanistan.

I wonder if this could be copied in any of your areas? It would be interesting to actually find specific instructions.


  • Torey
    Torey Posts: 5,623 admin

    Very interesting.

    Something in the back of my mind is telling me that I have read about burying a crock of butter to keep it fresh. But I have no idea what the source might be.

  • Michelle D
    Michelle D Posts: 1,465 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The idea of burying it makes complete sense. It would be similar to the idea of a root cellar for cool temperatures.

  • AngelaOston
    AngelaOston Posts: 249 ✭✭✭

    This is amazing. I wonder what it looks like after sitting for months. I live in New Mexico clay rich, adobe soils. So I imagine it would work here.

  • LaurieLovesLearning
    LaurieLovesLearning Posts: 7,505 admin

    @AngelaOston Would you be willing to see what you can find out about making some? Perhaps you could experiment & let us know how it might work for you.

    I'd be very curious to hear from someone first hand who's tried it.

  • vickeym
    vickeym Posts: 2,102 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This is the best I have found so far, doesn't say much more than the original article.