King Rice/Shah Pilaf

Shah plov or crown rice is an Azerbaijani signature dish. There are different types of rice dish in Azerbaijani cuisine but this one is king of rice. This rice dish is known as : Khan rice, shah rice or crown rice and is served in special occasions. Shah rice made with red meat or chicken… Continue reading King Rice/Shah Pilaf


Dried Fruits Biscuits (Biscotti)

These scrumptious biscuits are really good. I am sure kids and adults would love it. Recipe is flexible and you can choose your favourite dried fruits. They are just good, simple, healthy, tasty and beautiful. Ingredients 160g all purpose flour 110g butter, softened 100g sugar 50g nuts:pistachio or walnuts or almonds, chopped 2 eggs 1… Continue reading Dried Fruits Biscuits (Biscotti)


Azerbaijani Fruit Soup ( Ash-e Meveh)

This is a traditional and hearty sweet-sour soup (aash) with  dried fruits such as prunes, apricots, tasty tiny meatballs, a little bit of spices, apple cider or grape vinegar and sugar. My mother used to make this delicious soup (Aash) in special occasions. Ingredients ½ cup rice 1/3 cup cooked yellow split peas ¼ cup… Continue reading Azerbaijani Fruit Soup ( Ash-e Meveh)

Stew with polow

Chicken & Dried Apricot Stew خورش قیسی

Apricot stew is a great meal for family and friends. It has simple recipe to follow. This fruity, delicious and warming stew.it is one of those stews that in cold weather usually comes to our Persian sofreh سفره(table). It is with plenty of flavour due to Using aromatic spices such as saffron, cinnamon and turmeric… Continue reading Chicken & Dried Apricot Stew خورش قیسی