Desserts, Nowruz

Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Mutekke or Cigarette  cookies are  traditional Azerbaijani cookies. Mutekke which is called bolster in English language is a long and narrow pillow filled with cotton or feather. By the way I have attached some photos of Mutekke in following photos. So name of this cookie come from their shape which resembles a traditional tube-shaped pillow… Continue reading Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Salad/pickles/ jams

Mimosa Salad

Mimosa salad, is a traditional, scrumptious and satisfying layered Russian salad. Mimosa got it’s name from Mimosa Spring flower. This tasty salad is popular in Russia and has a wide variety of recipes. For instance, typically it is made with canned fish but in some other recipes there is cooked chicken instead. Or in some… Continue reading Mimosa Salad

Rice

Tah chin (Persian Upside Down Rice)

Upside down saffron rice is a scrumptious rice dish with a beautiful presentation. Tahchin means arranged in the bottom. This dish known as Persian baked rice cake as well. Tahchin is one of the luxurious and ceremonial rice dishes. IF YOU TASTE TAHCHIN, IT WILL CAPTURE YOUR HEART 🙂 Tahchin includes egg yolks, marinated chicken,… Continue reading Tah chin (Persian Upside Down Rice)