RECIPES

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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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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