For all its blistering heat, the erjan sun makes an excellent preservative, helping dry for storage nearly anything one may deign to later ingest. Everything from meat to sasm are seasoned and left to dry, often for days—and the resulting leathers are useful for soups, teas, or even luggage.

Though fresh food is not so inaccessable as to be limited to the wealthy, it certainly doesn’t last long, and suppliers sometimes find themselves selling dried goods, despite their own intent!