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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KHOYAGUSHT (HOYAGUSHT) The story of the Azerbaijani Mountain Jews began thousands years ago during their exodus from Israel. They passed through Persia, where they picked up an ancient, Farsi-based language and seasoned it with Aramaic, Arabic, and Hebrew, and most of them settled in Baku, Shemakha, and Kuba, three Azerbaijani cities. The Azerbaijani Mountain Jews also refer to...
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