RECIPES

Matzah Brei

MATZAH BREI (also spelled Matzoh Brei, Matzo Brei, or Matza Brie) means fried matzah. It is one of the traditional Passover holiday breakfasts, but it can be enjoyed all year long. The recipe of Matzah Brei is really simple, so anyone can make it. In Baku this dish is called “Khokhol” (accent on the last syllable) or “Babka”. Ingredients: 2 sheets of...
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Raspberry Crepes

RASPBERRY CREPES Ingredients for Crepes:   1 egg 1 tbsp sugar pinch of salt 1 cup of Half & Half milk ½ cup of flour Ingredients for Filling: 1 cup fresh raspberries 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp water Nutella chocolate cream Whipped cream Powdered sugar Preparing Crepes. Combine crepes ingredients in a bowl and whisk until all the lumps are out, and set aside for a 30 minutes. Divide batter into two...
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Eggplant Khoyagusht

EGGPLANT KHOYAGUSHT (eggplants with eggs) Mountain Jews are well known for their delicious cuisine. The unique recipes of many dishes have been passed down from generation to generation. Many of their dishes have been influenced by Azerbaijani cuisine and often share almost the exact same names as their Azerbaijani counterpart. Byugleme (Buglama), Kyurze (Gyurza), Khashil, Osh (Pilaf), Dugovo (Dovga),...
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Qutabs with Herbs

GOYERTI QUTABI (HERB QUTABS) Qutabs (or Kutabs) is a traditional dish of Azerbaijani origins that is made from thin rolled dough that is stuffed with various fillings, and fried over a flat iron plate called “Sadj”, or on a frying pan. There are several variations of this dish, but the ingredients included in the dough are relatively...
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Qutabs with Pumpkin

BALGABAG QUTABI (PUMPKIN QUTABS) Qutabs (or Kutabs) is a traditional dish of Azerbaijani origins that is made from thin rolled dough that is stuffed with various fillings, and fried over a flat iron plate called “Sadj”, or on a frying pan. There are several variations of this dish, but the ingredients included in the dough are relatively consistent...
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