RECIPES

Doner-Kebab

DONER-KEBAB homemade-style. Doner-kebab literally "rotating grilled meat," is a Turkish dish made of meat or chicken cooked on a vertical spit, then sliced into thin pieces and served wrapped in lavash (tortilla or pita bread) with vegetables  and salad. There are many variations of Doner-kebab, one of them being a homemade version. Ingredients for Doner: 1 lb (450 g) beef...
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Kham-Doshama Plov

KHAM-DOSHAMA PLOV (Sweet Pilaf with a Pumpkin, Meat and Dried Fruits) Pilaf is the signature dish of Azerbaijani cuisine. It is usually served on special occasions and known in Azerbaijan as Ash or Plov.  Azerbaijani cuisine has dozens of different types of pilaf, one of which is Kham-Doshama Plov–a sweet pilaf with Pumpkin, Meat, and Dried Fruits. Ingredients: 2 cups...
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Shekerbura

SHEKERBURA is one of the most popular Azerbaijani sweet pastries. Shekerbura consists of nuts and sugar wrapped in pastry dough. The outer surface of Shekerbura is decorated using a special tweezers called “maggash”. Shekerbura, together with Pakhlava and Shor-Gogal, is prepared for Novruz, one of the most important spring holidays in Azerbaijan.  According to tradition, the crescent-shaped...
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Lamb Chops Kebab

LAMB CHOPS KEBAB One of the favorite dishes in Azerbaijan is Kebab, which is lamb strung on skewers and fried on a barbecue using the smoke from burning coals. Ingredients: 2 pounds (1 kg) of lamb chops (8-10 chops) 1 large onion 1 teaspoon  salt ¼  teaspoon pepper Preparation: When cooking lamb chops, the most important part is to marinade them. The lamb tastes so...
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Salad “Khazar”

SALAD "KHAZAR" In Azerbaijani cuisine, every dish is a masterpiece. I think everyone would agree that even the salads in Azerbaijani cuisine exceed all expectations, in both taste and decor. One of these masterpieces is a salad dish named "Khazar," which is Azerbaijani for "Caspian." This no ordinary salad, it is the pride of Azerbaijan and one of the most...
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