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Archive for July 2008

Saffron Infused Chicken With Quince


I wrote earlier that I am addicted to cardamom, right? Well, I have another sinful confession to make – I am addicted to saffron too. My nose is quite adept at recognizing its aroma at such a distance you may think I have serious issues here:) Saffron is quite an expensive treat, I should say. I used to buy it […]


A Shower of Awards


Looks like I am going to turn into one spoiled blogger. No kidding! With all the wonderful awards my fellow foodies have been bestowing upon me ever since I have started blogging? I received 5 awards within the past week – all from my favorite food blogs! Thank you guys! I am pleased and happy and boy, do I feel […]


Stuffed Eggplants, Peppers and Tomatoes


This is probably the most popular dish prepared in Azerbaijan in summer. When vegetables and fruits are in abundance, Azerbaijani women like to stuff them:) They stuff eggplants, peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, quince and even apples! The general name for all the stuffed yummies is Dolma, which means stuffed in Azeri. Dolma of eggplants, peppers and tomatoes is everybody’s favorite […]


My First Newspaper Interview!


Picture Courtesy: Deepa Pant As I am writing this I am still on cloud seven from happiness. As my large fingers (true) are typing what I’ve been intending to share with you for a long time, but waited until it happened, my heart is beating fast and I don’t know where to begin. When I had just started this blog […]


Award + Award + Award + Award


Blogging is great. Blogging is fun. With sweet awards for everyone! I know, I know, poetry and Farida are incompatible. But at least it rhymes:) Just wanted to say how happy I am. I received four more awards from my fellow foodies and I am immensely grateful to them for their beautiful gesture! My first award comes from Isha of […]