Jam

Carrot & Orange Jam مربای هویج وپرتقال

Making jam or as we say in Farsi: Morabba مربا in Iran is very popular. Morabba is an Arabic word for jam. In Iran, morabba refers to sweet preserves or jams. In Iran, we make different types of jam with fruits, vegetables and flowers such as: watermelon rind jam, pumpkin jam, lemon/orange jam, fresh pistachio… Continue reading Carrot & Orange Jam مربای هویج وپرتقال

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Nations food

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… Continue reading Three coloured Borek

Dish, Uncategorized

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… Continue reading Roses Carrot- Zucchini Tart

Nations food, Rice

Traditional Samarkand Polow

This gorgeous rice dish is popular in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. It can be made with lamb, beef or chicken, garlic , quail eggs and spices such as cumin that gives the dish very nice taste. Ingredients 2 cups rice 300g diced lamb meat 2 large orange , yellow or white carrots, cut into thick matchsticks… Continue reading Traditional Samarkand Polow