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

Bread

Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Qutab or Kutab is an Azerbaijani gorgeous and very thin flat bread (naan) which is typically filled with ground meat and onions or green herbs such as mixture of spinach, dill, coriander, … spices and cheese . So, Kutab comes with different fillings and you can change the filling because as I mentioned, you can… Continue reading Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Nations food, Rice

Green rice (Zamarod pilaf)

Green rice or herbed rice is popular in many countries. For example in Iran we make herbed rice with dill or other green rice which is mixture of fresh herbs including: coriander, parsley, dill, chives, fenugreek. In following photo you can see Persian herbed rice (Sabzi polow). Or there is a Mexican rice dish made… Continue reading Green rice (Zamarod pilaf)

Soup/aash

Grains– Beans and Greens Soup

The taste of this soup might be new or exotic for Europeans or Americans. It is a light soup with delicious taste. A combination of bulgur, rice, beans, fresh green herbs and spices such as turmeric. It is an easy recipe that you can make it in an hour. Ingredients 250g adzuki beans 120g bulgur… Continue reading Grains– Beans and Greens Soup

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)