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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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Baku halva recipe

Baku halva

Halva is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet, popular in Azerbaijan. There are many variations on two basic types of halva: one is a moist, near-liquid sweet made from butter, sugar and flour while the other is harder and is based on nuts or sesame seeds. Saying halva won't make your …

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Stuffed vine leaves – Yarpag dolmasi

Stuffed vine leaves - Yarpag dolmasi

The term dolma covers a variety of stuffed vegetable dishes, widespread in the Middle East and Mediterranean area. Stuffed vine leaves or yarpag dolmasi are one of the most popular forms of dolma. Stuffed vine leaves are served as a main dish in Azerbaijani cuisine, whereas in other countries they …

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Umaj halva

Umaj halva

Halva is a traditional Middle Eastern sweet, popular in Azerbaijan. There are many variations on two basic types of halva: one is a moist, near-liquid sweet made from butter, sugar and flour while the other is harder and is based on nuts or sesame seeds. Saying halva won't make your …

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