How do Mongols preserve meat?

Mongolia is a country with nomadic culture. Our primary food is meat, so I couldn’t pass the opportunity not to write about our favorite food-meat and how to store it.

Borts- dried meat

Borts is typically prepared in winter. Beef or camel meat is used for drying. Meat is cut in 20–30 cm long and 4–5cm wide strips. Its hang on a rope in a shed. It takes several months for the meat to be…