Soup/aash

Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

Azerbaijan is located in NW of Iran. People of this region have their own magnificent recipes. This is one of those. It is called ‘Azari cabbage aash or kalam aashi in Azari language.  Maybe you ask what is aash ( aush) ?? In Iranian cuisine  there are two kinds of  liquid food.  Aash is a thick… Continue reading Cabbage aash ( ash-e kalam Azari)

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Soup/aash

Persian turnip-rice soup

This is a very easy following recipe for turnip soup with a soft texture and lovely flavour. Turnip is called ' Shalgham' in Farsi. There are different recipes for turnip soup, like turnip-carrot, turnip-onion, ..... and this is my turnip-rice soup a Lovely meal for a lunch or as a light dinner. Ingredients 1 large… Continue reading Persian turnip-rice soup

Soup/aash, Vegetarains

Spinach soup

What about  a healthy, filling and a light green soup for today!! Ingredients 200g spinach 1/2 cup brown lentils 1/2 cup barley 2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped Parsley stalks Olive oil Salt - pepper to taste Preparation Heat the oil in a saucepan, add chopped… Continue reading Spinach soup

Soup/aash

Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup آش ماست آذربایجانی

Today I made yogurt soup. Yogurt is called (Maast ماست ) in Farsi and Qatiq گاتق in Azerbaijani language. Perhaps it makes you curious or surprise to hear about it. But it is a very tasty soup made of plain yogurt along with variety of fresh herbs and legumes. It's a delectable yogurt based soup.… Continue reading Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup آش ماست آذربایجانی

Desserts, Valentine's Day

Chocolate soup

Valentine’s day is a celebration of romance in many countries around the world. In Iran from ancient times there is an Iranian festival that is known as the Iranian Day of Love (Sepandarmazgaan) that on 24th Feb and it was a special feast of the women and girls. Men used to make them presents, all… Continue reading Chocolate soup