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)

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

Chocolate dipped Orange peel- dates and raisins

Anytime I make a dish, desert or jam with orange, it brings amazing beautiful bright coloعr and warm perfume into all kind of my recipes. Orange peel or fruit in sugar syrup is popular in Middle East. but they are not jam. Because It is crystallized fruit or a pieces of peel that are cooked and preserved in sugar syrup. Ingredients: 3 oranges 350 g … Continue reading Chocolate dipped Orange peel- dates and raisins

Persian Style Tea (Chai)

Tea is one of most favourite and popular drinks in all over the world. Tea is called in Farsi ‘ Chai’, an imported word from China. In Iran your day starts with a cup of hot tea and then it continues, I mean, we drink tea during the day and also after each meal. And it’s great in cold days of winter time. Traditionally, tea … Continue reading Persian Style Tea (Chai)

Ginger Biscuits (Christmas Cookies)

Every year I bake ginger biscuits for family and extra for sharing with friends and neighbours. They are lovely with a cup of tea or coffee. Ingredients 600g plain flour 150g self-raising flour 100g butter 250ml golden syrup 250g brown sugar 2 eggs 1 orange 1/2 tbs cinnamon powder 1tbsp ginger powder 3/4 tsp cloves powder 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1tsp baking powder     Method … Continue reading Ginger Biscuits (Christmas Cookies)