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Liver kebab

Qara ciyər kababı - Liver kebab

Barbecued meat, fish and vegetables are a perennial favourite in Azerbaijan, especially in summer. Barbecuing is a tasty way to cook liver. The liver can be grilled too, but will lose the smoky flavour of the barbecue. Preparation time: 20 min Cooking time: 20 min Serves: 3-4

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Azma – Minced liver

Azma - Minced liver

Azma (əzmə) is a tasty way of cooking liver. Traditional azma is made with quyrug, fat from a sheep’s tail (the most common breed of sheep in Azerbaijan has a high fatty rump or tail). If no sheep’s fat is available, or you are looking for a lower-fat option, leave …

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Aubergine kebabs

Badimjan kababi - Aubergine kebabs

Kebabs – barbecued meat, fish and vegetables – are a perennial favourite in Azerbaijan. Aubergine (eggplant) kebabs are usually cooked to accompany lamb and lule kebabs. Aubergines to be cooked on the barbecue should not be too large or they will blacken on the outside before they are cooked through. …

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Ganja baklava

Gəncə paxlavası - Ganja baklava

The city of Ganja is renowned in Azerbaijan for its baklava, a sweet of pastry, nuts and honey. Traditional Ganja baklava has more layers of pastry than its Baku equivalent and rose water is added both to the pastry and the filling. In 2010, a 15-metre long and 5-metre wide …

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Onion pickled with sloe

Onion pickled with sloe

Onion pickled with sloe an appetizer going well with any type of meals. Pickled onions can be used as a side dish or added to sandwiches for extra punch. Made with vinegar and salt, pickled onion recipes can be tweaked to provide various flavorings. Preparation time: 60 min Cooking time: …

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Kalakosh

Kalakosh

Kalakosh is a delicious soup with yogurt, rice and flour. Kalakosh is the yogurt soup with the tone of the walnut, garlic and onion. This is the outstanding example of the yogurt soups in Azerbaijan cuisine. Preparation time: 30 min Cooking time: 25 min Serves: 4

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Sweet nazuk

Sweet nazuk

Sweet nazuk is perfect with tea, delicious and easily suits for decorating. Sweet nazuk is flaky pastry filled with a sweet mixture. This is an excellent pastry that can be eaten practically anytime of the day. Preparation time: 45 min Cooking time: 30 min Serves: 6

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