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Heyva dolmasi – Stuffed quince

Heyva dolmasi - Stuffed quince

Dolma, or stuffed vegetables, are a mainstay of Azerbaijani cuisine. The name comes from a Turkic verb meaning “to fill” or “stuff”, “dolmaq” in Azerbaijani. The most popular dolma in Azerbaijan are stuffed vine leaves, aubergines, tomatoes, peppers or cabbage leaves. Quince dolma make an unusual, tasty alternative, however, with …

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Alma dolmasi – Stuffed apples

Alma dolmasi - Stuffed apples

Dolma, or stuffed vegetables, are a mainstay of Azerbaijani cuisine. The name comes from a Turkic verb meaning “to fill” or “stuff”, “dolmaq” in Azerbaijani. The most popular dolma in Azerbaijan are stuffed vine leaves, aubergines, tomatoes, peppers or cabbage leaves. Apple dolma make an unusual, tasty alternative, however, with …

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Milk pilaf

Südlü plov - Milk pilaf

This pilaf is different from other Azerbaijani pilafs as the rice is cooked in milk rather than water. Südlü pilaf can be eaten on its own or served with smoked fish for a pleasing contrast between sweet and savoury. News.Az is grateful to Gullu Cahangir for allowing us to use …

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