World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Dovğa – yogurt soup with rice and herbs

I want to continue posting my most lovely recipes and to introduce to you the kitchen of my homecountry Azerbaijan. Today I want to post a recipe of my fave dish ever. It is a yogurt soup with rice and herbs called Dovğa (Dovga). Since I can remember I loved this soup. When I was … Continue reading World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Dovğa – yogurt soup with rice and herbs

World’s recipes – France: Pains à la crème pâtissière

In the previous post I shared with you my recipes of crème pâtissière and mentioned of making rolls with it. Now come the rolls. Actually, I don't really know, if this is an original french recipe or not, but I found it many years ago, made and loved. I have to say, I love fench … Continue reading World’s recipes – France: Pains à la crème pâtissière

Crème pâtissière – 3 versions

Recently I looked through my noticebooks for all the recipes I gathered over the years and found many versions of crème pâtissière. Crème pâtissière is a french pastry cream made of eggs, milk, sugar and flour or starch. Very delicious and light. These recipes I wanna share with you guys. In fact, I made many … Continue reading Crème pâtissière – 3 versions

World’s recipes – Brazil: Tempero Brazilian condiment sauce

Another Brazilian recipe I made recently is tempero. It is a condiment sauce, surprisingly not hot. Main ingredients are: onions, garlic, herbs and much salt. I guess, the recipe can vary from province to province, because the authors of my Brazilian cookbook affirm the recipe is from province Minas (Minas Gerais) and I found in … Continue reading World’s recipes – Brazil: Tempero Brazilian condiment sauce

World’s recipes – Brazil: Acarajé a Brazilian falafel

What is Brazil well known for: samba, carnival, soccer, beaches (Copacabana and Ipanema), summer, sun, hot girls, wonderful nature, top models, soap operas, Rio de Janeiro, "The girl of Ipanema"-song etc. etc. You can continue again and again, it seems to be that this one country has several faces. each of them beautiful and amazing. … Continue reading World’s recipes – Brazil: Acarajé a Brazilian falafel

World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Kelem Dolması à la Beima – Chicken with tomatoes in cabbage leaves

As a child I hated meat. Really, I couldn't eat it. For me it was so tasteless, disgusting. Then as an adult I learned to love dishes with meat and to cook them. Today I wanna introduce to you my own version of a dish from azeri kitchen. In fact, Azerbaijan is my home country … Continue reading World’s recipes – Azerbaijan: Kelem Dolması à la Beima – Chicken with tomatoes in cabbage leaves

World’s recipes – India: Magic of India part 2 – or how an indian delight turns to a russian brushwood

Somehow I love national kitchens. I think it is much more in them than in modern recipes. Dishes that a nation cooks for centuries should have something very special. Today I want to post a recipe that I like to cook over and over again. Those of you who are on a diet, don't look. … Continue reading World’s recipes – India: Magic of India part 2 – or how an indian delight turns to a russian brushwood