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Barberry sherbet

Zirinc şərbəti - Barberry sherbet

Barberry sherbet is a traditional Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət), a refreshing, cooling drink with a fruity tang. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of an iced dessert or palate …

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Mint sherbet

Nanəli şərbət - Mint sherbet

Mint sherbet is a traditional form of the Azerbaijani sherbet (şərbət), a refreshing, cooling drink made from fruit, sugar and water. The word sherbet comes from the Persian sharbat, itself an adaptation of the Arabic for drink, sharab. Sherbet entered the English language as sorbet, which is now more of …

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Milk sherbet

Südlü şərbəti - Milk sherbet

Milk sherbet is an interesting variation on the Azerbaijani sherbet, which is more commonly made from fruit. Milk sherbet is served at the end of a meal in Azerbaijan or to welcome guests. Recipes for two versions of milk sherbet are given below: one is a simple, sweet milk drink, …

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Azerbaijan Salad | Azərbaycan salatı

Azərbaycan salatı - Azerbaijan Salad

Azerbaijan enjoys a summer abundance of tomatoes, cucumbers, herbs and other fresh ingredients. Not surprisingly, salads are a popular side dish or starter at many Azerbaijani meals. Tomatoes and cucumbers are the mainstay of summer salads, combined in this recipe with spring onions, radishes and a sour cream dressing. Preparation …

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Green beans with garlic

Sarımsaqla göy lobya - Green beans with garlic

Green beans with garlic are a tasty dish, easy to prepare. Served with crusty fresh bread, they make a light, healthy lunch, while traditionally they are served as an accompaniment to other dishes. Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 5 hours (including cooling time) Serves: 3-4 as a side salad

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Vinegret – Beetroot and bean salad

Vinegret - Beetroot and bean salad

Vinegret is a substantial, beautifully pink salad of beetroot, pickled cabbage and cucumbers, popular across the entire former Soviet Union The name of the salad should not be confused with the term vinaigrette which has entered the English language with its French meaning of a dressing of oil and vinegar. …

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Baked kutum

Qızardılmış kütüm - Baked kutum

Kutum is a white fish unique to the Caspian which lends itelf well to baking in the oven. Traditionally, kutum is baked in a tendir or stone oven, but a modern oven will do the job too. If you cannot get hold of kutum, use another type of round fish, …

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