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Who says flowers cannot speak?

Flowers and their history are very mysterious and thrilling. Different legends and often-true stories encompass this natural beauties. There are thousands and may be millions kinds of flowers around the world but only some of them have become popular by chance. In the late 1800s, the idea that flowers represented …

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Sheki – city of caravans and khans

At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, bordered by the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains, it was an important thoroughfare on the Silk Road, the ancient web of trade routes linking East and West. By the 19th century, Sheki, on the Silk Road path through northwest Azerbaijan, was an …

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Azerbaijan – vivid example of multicultural humanistic values and traditions in the Caucasus

he restoration of independence allowed the Azerbaijan Republic to confidently develop along the path  of  building  a  democratic,  sovereign,  law-governed  and  secular  state.  Both  throughout  its  long history and at present,  Azerbaijan  has  been  striving to maintain good neighborly relations with all states and give a new impetus to intercultural …

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Herb pancakes – Goyerti gutabi

Herb pancakes - Goyerti gutabi

Gutabs, a version of pancakes, are an Azerbaijani national dish and can be made with meat, herbs or pumpkin. Gutabs are widespread in the Shirvan region which covers Baku, Shamakhi and the plain south to the Kur River. The cuisine of the Shirvan region is known for its flour-based dishes …

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Meat pancakes – Et gutabi

Meat pancakes - Et gutabi

Gutabs, a version of pancakes, are an Azerbaijani national dish and can be made with meat, herbs or pumpkin. Gutabs are widespread in the Shirvan region which covers Baku, Shamakhi and the plain south to the Kur River. The cuisine of the Shirvan region is known for its flour-based dishes …

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Pumpkin pancakes – Balgabag gutabi

Pumpkin pancakes - Balgabag gutabi

Gutabs, a version of pancakes, are an Azerbaijani national dish and can be made with meat, herbs or pumpkin. Gutabs are widespread in the Shirvan region which covers Baku, Shamakhi and the plain south to the Kur River. The cuisine of the Shirvan region is known for its flour-based dishes …

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Dumpling soup – Dushbara

Dumpling soup - Dushbara

Dushbara are very small dumplings served in broth. They are a classic Azerbaijani dish, especially popular in Baku and the surrounding region. Traditional broth needs to be made well in advance. It will keep for up to five days in the refrigerator but can also be frozen. Put the lamb …

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