How Vienna waffles differ from Belgian ones
Many countries boast national recipes for original and delicious waffles. For example, England, where this dish is served as a light snack, or the Netherlands, which presented the world with…

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Yakhni and meat rolls
Have you ever eaten delicious boiled meat? In order not to be hot, like in hashlam, but chilled, even cold? Yes, not boiled, but such that with a knife to…

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How to cook and eat pizza in Italy
It is hard to imagine more popular food in the world than pizza. Fragrant, hot, with stretching cheese threads, it is loved by everyone. This is a truly iconic product…

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In oranges and pear: Fesenjan

But what, is it necessary to sculpt kufta or any other products from the stuffing? After all, there are a lot of examples in world culinary, when minced meat is fried as is and then cooked together with the sauce, becoming part of it?
There is such a dish in my repertoire, it is called Fesenjan. Usually it is cooked with pomegranate rather than orange sauce, and much more often cooked with poultry than with lamb. Here in the late autumn, when the turkey poultry, hatching in the spring, will already see the first snow – it’s time for turkey fesenjan. After all, walnuts are good at this time, and pomegranates are full of juice!

But, than to talk about the traditional method of cooking fesenjan, let’s better tell you about the variation that I myself came up with for you. Continue reading

Khamrashi

It happens differently in life.
It happens that in one place and at one time there occurs a luxurious abundance of products and the art of cooking begins to flourish, and cooks, competing with each other, begin to invent abundantly luxurious dishes. Yes, some recipes of such dishes take root among the people, get some fame and popularity. Later they try to cook such dishes either on holidays or in order to put dust in their eyes — that’s how we have a lot and we live well on our collective farm, glory to the CPSU.

And there are days, or even worse – times when groceries aren’t so good. And in the history of mankind, such times, alas, happened more often than times of abundance and prosperity. At such times, the Continue reading

What is food porn? (a story about how to eat Ferghana pilaf correctly)

Pornography is a reflection of sexual behavior in literature, images, sculptures, films, etc. with the aim of causing sexual arousal.

Food and sex are equivalent for the continuation of the human race. Therefore, talking about food and sex acts on a person equally exciting – instincts work.

Until today, I talked exclusively about cooking, but almost never talked about eating it, finding this process too intimate. In addition, I did not know how not to cross the thin line between food-erotica and food-pornography and not cause aversion to physiology.

Today I present to you the first experience in this area, a story about how to eat Ferghana pilaf. Continue reading

Oil and onions, oil and carrots: interaction
In recent years, the real trouble is with the quality of sunflower oil. I do not mean cold-pressed oil, which is suitable only in salads, but industrial-produced, in large quantities,…

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Street food in Vienna: what street food to try in the Austrian capital
As in many cities around the world, street food in Vienna is very diverse. These are Asian eateries, kebab stalls and market stalls with truly international cuisine. But perhaps the…

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To all paella paella!
Follow me, I list clockwise, starting at twelve o'clock: peeled tomatoes, chicken stock, carabinieri shrimps, olive oil, paprika, saffron, beans, gumbo pepper, garlic, onion, chili pepper (completely, absolutely not hot…

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Street food in Vienna: what street food to try in the Austrian capital
As in many cities around the world, street food in Vienna is very diverse. These are Asian eateries, kebab stalls and market stalls with truly international cuisine. But perhaps the…

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