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)

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 100g rice 200g black eyed beans 200g spinach leaves, chopped … Continue reading Grains– Beans and Greens Soup

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 soup which is served warm and hot and exactly like … Continue reading Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

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 turnip 3 onions 2 cloves of garlic 4-5 carrots 3 … Continue reading Persian turnip-rice soup

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 onions and garlic. Add salt and pepper. Fry gently until … Continue reading Spinach soup

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 Ayran ashi, and is popular in Iran, Turkey, and Republic … Continue reading Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup

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 litre water or vegetable stock salt and black pepper to … Continue reading Pumpkin and Orange Soup

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 green part and white part separately 1 cup coconut milk … Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup