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 سوپ شکلات

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 سوپ شکلات

Halloween, Soup/aash

Pumpkin and Orange Soup

A creamy soup with lots of flavour and beautiful colour.   Ingredients 1 small pumpkin, peeled and seeded 1 leek, sliced 4-5 small carrots, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 large potato, peeled and chopped 1 tsp dried rosemary Finely grated zest and juice of 2 oranges crème fraiche ( optional) 1… Continue reading Pumpkin and Orange Soup


Ardebili Noodle Soupاریشته آشی

This noodle soup آش رشته is popular in Ardebil, a beautiful city in NW of Iran. It has a sour/sweet taste due to vinegar and prunes in it. Noodle is called reshteh رشته in Farsi language. One of our most famous and popular soup/aash in Iran is called Aash-e Reshtehآش رشته which is made with… Continue reading Ardebili Noodle Soupاریشته آشی


Ardebili Fruit Soup ( Ash-e Meveh)

This is a traditional and hearty sweet-sour soup (aash آش) 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-e Meveh -آش میوه ) in special occasions. Ingredients ½ cup rice 1/3 cup cooked… Continue reading Ardebili Fruit Soup ( Ash-e Meveh)