Ash Doogh (Azerbaijani Dovga Soup)

Today I made Aash-e doogh (dovga aashi). Maybe you ask what is Aash? In Iranian cuisine  there are two kinds of  liquid food.  Aash is a thick soup and exactly like soup made with variation of vegetables, or noodles,, stocks and spices. This dish is spelling: Ash, aash, aush, ashe. But soup is a thin and light liquid food, served warm and made by combining vegetables with … Continue reading Ash Doogh (Azerbaijani Dovga Soup)

Sugared Grapes (انگور شکری)

This is a fun recipe. Super easy and beautiful. Every one will enjoy it, especially children. So obviously star of this recipe is grape. You can choose red- dark purple, or green grapes. Basically it is coating the grapes with sugar. You can use regular granulated sugar or coloured flavoured sugar. All are beautiful. With granulated sugar you can make grapes like frosted grapes and … Continue reading Sugared Grapes (انگور شکری)

Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Qutab or Kutab is an Azerbaijani gorgeous and very thin flat bread (naan) which is typically filled with ground meat and onions or green herbs such as mixture of spinach, dill, coriander, … spices and cheese . So, Kutab comes with different fillings and you can change the filling because as I mentioned, you can use any fillings you choose. In North Khorasan Province and … Continue reading Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Persian Loobia Polo (Green Bean Rice With Minced Beef)

Today I am going to introduce Persian Green bean rice with minced beef. Green bean is called Loobia /lubia in Farsi language. Green bean rice or lubia polo is a popular and comfy rice dish and is one of my favourites too. It is a rice dish, which is layered with rice and mixture of a sauce made of green beans with beef or lamb … Continue reading Persian Loobia Polo (Green Bean Rice With Minced Beef)

Green rice (Zamarod pilaf)

Green rice or herbed rice is popular in many countries. For example in Iran we make herbed rice with dill or other green rice which is mixture of fresh herbs including: coriander, parsley, dill, chives, fenugreek. In following photo you can see Persian herbed rice (Sabzi polow). Or there is a Mexican rice dish made with cilantro, and parsley. Among Indian rice dishes also are … Continue reading Green rice (Zamarod pilaf)

Tas kebab( Persian Meat & Vegetables Stew)

Tas kebab is a Persian beef/lamb and vegetables stew. Traditionally it’s made with lamb but you can make it with beef, or veal too. In some different versions you may add eggplants and  quince too. Tas kebab is a hearty and tasty stew with aromatic spices and fresh vegetables like carrots, potatoes, onions, ….which is enjoyed in Iran, Greece, Turkey and the Republic of Azerbaijan. … Continue reading Tas kebab( Persian Meat & Vegetables Stew)

Roses Carrot- Zucchini Tart

This colourful tart will get all attention at a party. I love the contrast between colours in this dish. Ingredients 1 puff pastry sheet 2 eggs 1 large green zucchini 6 orange- purple and yellow carrots 350g ricotta cheese 100g mozzarella cheese or Feta cheese ¼ tsp nutmeg powder ¼ tsp black pepper ½ tsp dried mint or oregano Salt to taste How to make … Continue reading Roses Carrot- Zucchini Tart

Zucchini Flat(naan)Bread

Naan / noon /nan is a Persian word and means bread. Naan is a kind of flat bread found in the Iranian cuisine, Azerbaijani, Turkish, Indian and Middle East countries. Naan being freshly prepared in tandoor and we can get fresh beautiful naan for breakfast, lunch and dinner from bakery everyday. There are loads of different kinds of naan bread. All are gorgeous, tasty and … Continue reading Zucchini Flat(naan)Bread

Walnuts Snowballs

These beautiful cookies could be made with walnuts or pecan. They are buttery, with plenty of walnuts and full of flavour. It’s surprisingly easy recipe to follow. Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup walnuts, finely diced and toasted for better taste 113g unsalted butter, room temperature 3tbsp white sugar 1tsp vanilla extract How to make it????? In a large bowl, add all ingredients … Continue reading Walnuts Snowballs