Crimean Chebureks
Every morning I will bow in my belt to a man who will unmistakably be able to distinguish a crescent square from traditional chebureks to taste. Why do traditional pasties…

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What to eat for breakfast in different countries
The national cuisine of each state reflects its main cultural traditions. And it is not surprising that breakfasts in different countries of the world are completely different from each other.…

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Stalik Khankishiyev: Iranian holiday pilaf "Seven Beauties"
I wrote about this pilaf in my first book, but, trying not to frighten the reader with the difficulties and impending troubles, I described the preparation in the form of…

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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 – its long history and unique cooking traditions deserve to learn a little more about them. Especially if you are going to Italy, the homeland of real pizza.
The world’s first pizzeria opened in Naples
When we say: “pizza” – we think: “Italy.” But in fact, such food was familiar to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. In Italy, for a long time, such a simple dish remained the food of the poor – they put literally everything that was at hand into the filling. Continue reading

6 interesting facts about Belgian cuisine that you did not know

Situated between France, Germany and the Netherlands, Belgium has always experienced significant cultural influence from these countries. It is reflected in national cuisine.

But in Belgium there are absolutely amazing dishes and special culinary traditions – what makes this small country so incredibly attractive for gourmets from all over the world.
French fries were first cooked in Belgium
Belgium, french fries

Already in the middle of the XIX century, the process of cooking french fries was established by a local Continue reading

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

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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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Crimean Chebureks
Every morning I will bow in my belt to a man who will unmistakably be able to distinguish a crescent square from traditional chebureks to taste. Why do traditional pasties…

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Cheeses France
Cheeses have long been considered the hallmark of France. According to various estimates, from 400 to 1000 varieties are produced in the country. The types of French cheeses are incredibly…

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Where to eat tasty and cheap in Brussels
Tourists love Brussels not only for their unique beauty, but also for delicious national food. Local chefs definitely know how to surprise even the most demanding guest. When planning a…

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