Leek& Bacon Risotto ریزوتو تره فرنگی و بیکن

Risotto or as we write it in Farsi: ریزوتو – ریسوتو – رسوتو is a kind of Italian rice dish. The type of rice in making Risoto is a sort of short-grain. Most common rice in making risotto are: Carnaroli, Aroborio, Vialone, … . This kind of rice with high starch content cause a sticky rice. In my previous posts I have shared my pumpkin … Continue reading Leek& Bacon Risotto ریزوتو تره فرنگی و بیکن

Three coloured Borek

Borek is a Turkish dish, a thin pastry dough called which is called Yufka. Borek maybe baked or fried with different kinds of fillings such as carrots, spinach, potatoes,  Feta cheese, minced meat, … Ingredients Filo pastry sheets 500g spinach, chopped 200g minced beef 200 g Feta cheese 2 cloves garlic 3 carrots, grated 1 whole egg salt and pepper to taste Olive oil Method … Continue reading Three coloured Borek

Chinese Beef Chow Mein

This tasty dish is popular in China. Chow meaning fried and mein meaning noodles. It’s a sort of stir fried dish consisting noodles, meat ( might be chicken, beef, shrimp) with vegetables such as onion, bell peppers, …. Ingredients 100g beef, cut into think strips 200 g dried egg noodles 1 small yellow-orange bell peppers, cut into thin strips 1 small fresh root ginger, grated 2 cloves garlic, grated … Continue reading Chinese Beef Chow Mein

Chinese Vegetable Chow mein

A Chinese noodle dish which is very popular. A family dish, nice and tasty, easy and quick to prepare. This version is meat free and just full of flavour of vegetables such as bell peppers, cabbage, spring onion which is seasoned with sesame oil, soy sauce, vinegar. Ingredients 200g egg noodles 2 carrots, julienned ½ green bell pepper, cut into strips ½ red bell pepper, … Continue reading Chinese Vegetable Chow mein

Chocolate Salami (salame)شکلات سالامی

  This is an Italian chocolate treat around the Christmas time Chocolate salami is popular in Portugal, Italy, Albania, Croatia and Nether land. It is called Mossiko/Mozaik in Greece and Turkey, and in Italy is called Salame. So Chocolate salami is a chocolate treat and there is no meat in it, and it is called salami due to resemblance to meat salami. Ingredients for this … Continue reading Chocolate Salami (salame)شکلات سالامی

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)

Meat pie

This type of beautiful and delicious stuffed fried bread is made in different countries such as Iran, Turkey, Afghanestn, Republic Azerbaijan, India, China, Korea and referred to by different names.   For example in Iran it’s called ‘ Kelane ‘ in Afghanestan is called ‘ Bolani, in India is called paratha, and yet , you can call these kinds of filled pastries or stuffed  bread: … Continue reading Meat pie