Desserts, Nations food

Chocolate Salami (salame)شکلات سالامی

This is an Italian chocolate treat around the Christmas time Chocolate salami is popular in Portugal, Italy, Albania,and Croatia. It is called Mossiko/Mozaik موزاییک in Greece and Turkey, and in Italy is called Salame. Chocolate salami is a chocolate treat.There is no meat in it, and it is called salami due to resemblance to meat… Continue reading Chocolate Salami (salame)شکلات سالامی

Desserts, Nowruz

Cigarettes Cookies(شیرینی سیگارت)

Mutekke or Cigarette  cookies شیرینی متکا یا سیگارت are  traditional Azerbaijani cookies. Mutekke موتکه یا متکاwhich 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… Continue reading Cigarettes Cookies(شیرینی سیگارت)

baklava, Desserts, Nations food

Katmer (Kattama کاتتاما )

Katmer is folded dough, and is a Turkish desserts, that is originally from Gaziantepe. A crunchy pancake that is sooooo yummy and super easy to make it. Basically, Katmer is a thin dough ( filo pastry) packed with crushed pistachio, clotted cream (kaymak), sugar and butter. It might be baked either in the oven or… Continue reading Katmer (Kattama کاتتاما )


Kataifi dessert

This is one of the most delicious desserts. It’s made with Kataifi dough that is filled with different ingredients such as pistachio, walnuts, mascarpone cheese or cream and soaked in honey-sugar syrup.It’s surprisingly easy to make. Just fill it, roll it up and bake it 🙂   Ingredients 400g kataifi philo 250g melted butter Ingredients… Continue reading Kataifi dessert

Desserts, Vegetarains

Iranian Sesame Tahini Halva حلوا ارده

Halvaحلوا is one of most favourite desserts in the  Middle East countries such as Iran, Turkey, Arabic countries around the Persian Gulf, and even in North Africa , East Europe….The halva means sweet and usually most type of halva are dense. And the Sesame tahini halva ( halva shekari حلوا شکری یا حلوا ارده) made… Continue reading Iranian Sesame Tahini Halva حلوا ارده