Pickled Vegetables, Osh Bazaar - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Thanks to the local Korean population, each market in Central Asia seems to have a salad aisle devoted to pickled vegetables and other salads.
The Korean backstory: Stalin deported approximately 200,000 Koreans from the Russian Far East to Central Asia in 1937 on the grounds that they might be spies or traitors. There are an estimated 450,000 Koreans in Central Asia today.
Read more about our visit to Bishkek and the rest of Kyrgyzstan.