Vinaigrette salad is one of my favorite salads to make! It is called Vinegret in Russia and the former USSR republics and is a staple on a celebration table. At some point in history this salad was served with vinaigrette dressing on the side, but nowadays it is mixed with sunflower or any other vegetable oil; however the name Vinaigrette stuck….
Pilaf (Pilaff, Plov or Ash) is an Azerbaijani national dish. There are over forty different types of pilaf in Azerbaijani cuisine, and one them is Sweet Pilaf, which is usually prepared to celebrate the beginning of spring (Novruz), weddings, and other festivities….
If you are one of those people who is fed up with having turkey sandwiches made with leftover turkey from Thanksgiving dinner, here is delicious and easy to make Turkey Curry recipe. Yes, I put cooked turkey meat in my curry, and it turned out wonderful! …
This recipe was inspired by the delicious lentil soup my Turkish friend prepared for our friends and me during my college years. Since then I have developed my own recipe, which luckily turned out to be a success. I have been making this soup for many years now, not just because it is one of my favorites, but because everyone who tries it falls in love with it….
With the great abundance of winter squashes and gourds in the grocery stores and markets these days, it’s hard to walk by without stopping to look at the beautiful colors and shapes. Kuri, butternut, carnival, acorn, and other squashes and gourds are great addition to baked goods, soups, stews and roasts….