RECIPES

Lamb Soyutma

LAMB SOYUTMA – Stewed Lamb Shanks. Soyutma means "long and slow-cooking meat." There are two types of soyutma in Azerbaijani cuisine - Lamb Soyutma and Chicken Soyutma. Lamb Soyutma is usually cooked with a lamb shanks - it is both very easy to prepare, and very tasty and satisfying dish. *A full-sized picture of this dish...
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Fisinjan Meatballs Plov

FISINJAN PILAF with MEATBALLS. 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 the most delicious of them is Fisinjan Plov–a pilaf with meatballs or chicken, cooked in a sweet-and-sour sauce, made of...
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Fisinjan Shakh Plov

FISINJAN SHAKH PILAF with CHICKEN 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 the most delicious of which is Fisinjan Plov–a pilaf with chicken or meatballs, cooked in a sweet-and-sour...
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Cake Apsheron

CAKE APSHERON - a favorite of people from Baku. Its original walnut flavor with silky cream made from butter and custard was remembered by people all throughout Baku city in Soviet Azerbaijan. Cake Apsheron was delicacy in those days and even now it’s difficult to find stores that sell it. Ingredients for cake layers: 6 large eggs 2¼ cups sugar...
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Kufta-Bozbash

KUFTA-BOZBASH Kufta is one of the most popular Azerbaijani national dishes. It is served as a first and a second course meal at the same time and made of ground lamb or beef formed into medium-sized balls. The word “kufta” (or kyufta) is derived from the Persian word “kuftan,” which means “to beat” or “to grind,” because, traditionally,...
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