RECIPES

Bozartma (Lamb Stew)

BOZARTMA (LAMB STEW). The word "bozartma" is an Azerbaijani word derived from the Turkish word "bozartmaq", which means cooked (boiled) chunk of meat. It is a national Azerbaijani dish; a kind of stew made with lamb meat and vegetables.  *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients for 4 servings: 4 lamb...
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Pasta Nautically

Pasta Nautically (also known as Makaroni po-Flotski in the Soviet Union) is a famous Italian dish made of pasta and meat. It’s called "Nautically" because this dish originated in the Navy and used to be a frequent meal for sailors. Non-perishable food, such as pasta and canned meat, were easily stored on the ship. This dish can...
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Shomo-Kofte Bebeyi Osh

OSH SHOMO-KOFTE BEBEYI is a Mountain Jew dish. “Osh” means pilaf, “Shomo-Kofte” (Shomo Köfte) means cutlets made of ground meat, and “Bebeyi” means that the dish is prepared in an old-fashioned way. Unlike some of the other dishes of the Mountain Jews, this one is relatively easy to make. *A full-sized picture of this dish is available...
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Khoyagusht-Kyargi

KHOYAGUSHT-KYARGI (with Chicken). Khoyagusht is a delicate and delicious dish of Mountain Jew cuisine. There are a several types of Khoyagusht: meat (beef or lamb) and chestnut, meat, herb and chestnut, chicken and chestnut, and a simpler version with chicken and potatoes. The first part of the word “Khoyagusht,” “khoya,” means eggs, the second part “gusht,” means meat, and...
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Roasted Hen with Potato and Apples

ROASTED HEN with POTATO and APPLES *A full-sized picture of this dish is available in the Gallery. Ingredients for 2 servings: 1 Cornish Hen (½ per person) 1 large onion 4 potatoes (white or red) 1 large apple 2 tbsp mayonnaise or sour cream 2 tbsp butter Salt and pepper to taste Tomatoes Preparation: Defrost the hen if frozen. Rinse and pat the hen dry with paper...
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