Tomato Soup سوپ گوجه فرنگی

One of my favourite soups is tomato soup with sweet-sour taste. It might be served cold or hot. You can make a comfort-homemade  tomato soup in less than an hour. Ingredients 6 medium fresh tomato 400 gr canned tomatoes 1 stalk of celery 1 carrot, peeled and sliced 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 2…

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Azerbaijani Dovga Soup آش دوغ آذربایجانی

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…

Grains– Beans and Greens Soup

The taste of this soup might be new or exotic for Europeans or Americans. It is a light soup with delicious taste. A combination of bulgur, rice, beans, fresh green herbs and spices such as turmeric. It is an easy recipe that you can make it in an hour. Ingredients 250g adzuki beans 120g bulgur…

Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

Azerbaijan is located in NW of Iran. People of this region have their own magnificent recipes. This is one of those. It is called ‘Azari cabbage aash or kalam aashi in Azari language.  Maybe you ask what is aash ( aush) ?? In Iranian cuisine  there are two kinds of  liquid food.  Aash is a thick…

Potato Soup

With few ingredients you can create a lush and delicious home made comfort potato soup. Ingredients 400 g potatoes, peeled and diced into small pieces 100 g onion, finely chopped 4-5 spring onions ( green part) 900 ml vegetable stock 120 ml cold milk 50 g butter Salt and chilli flakes to taste Instructions Melt…

Persian turnip-rice soup

This is a very easy following recipe for turnip soup with a soft texture and lovely flavour. Turnip is called ‘ Shalgham’ in Farsi. There are different recipes for turnip soup, like turnip-carrot, turnip-onion, ….. and this is my turnip-rice soup a Lovely meal for a lunch or as a light dinner. Ingredients 1 large…

Spinach soup

What about  a healthy, filling and a light green soup for today!! Ingredients 200g spinach 1/2 cup brown lentils 1/2 cup barley 2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped Parsley stalks Olive oil Salt – pepper to taste Preparation Heat the oil in a saucepan, add chopped…

Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup

Today I made yogurt soup. Yes yogurt soup!!!. Perhaps it makes you curious or surprise to hear about it. But it is a very tasty soup made of Greek yogurt along with variety of fresh herbs and cereals. I have to mention this yogurt soup is different from other famous yogurt soup which is called…

Pumpkin and Orange Soup

A creamy soup with lots of flavour and beautiful colour.   Ingredients 1 small pumpkin, peeled and seeded 1 leek, sliced 4-5 small carrots, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 large potato, peeled and chopped 1 tsp dried rosemary Finely grated zest and juice of 2 oranges crème fraiche ( optional) 1…

Chicken Noodle Soup

This is a rich, hearty and spicy chicken soup that would make your cold winter evening very warm 🙂 Ingredients 2 skinless and boneless chicken breast or thighs 1 sheet of egg noodles 1 small red bell pepper Small piece of fresh ginger root, chopped lengthwise 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 bunch scallions, sliced…