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Fantastic Chile-Coriander Chicken

Fantastic Chile-Coriander Chicken

This is another amazing recipe that I adapted from the Barbecue Bilble by Steven Raichlen. He got it from a…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
9 votes
1865 views
Dimlama

Dimlama

Dimlama is an Uzbek stew made with various combinations of meat, potatoes, onions, vegetables, and sometimes fruits. Meat and vegetables are cut…

Mary Shaldibina
Nov 2009
Intermediate
7 votes
4359 views
Amazing Afghan Chicken

Amazing Afghan Chicken

This recipe, known as Murgh in India, is amazingly flavorful and a real crowd pleaser. I served two BBQ chicken recipes for July 4th, my…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2010
Advanced
7 votes
4492 views
Coriander Sauce

Coriander Sauce

This is a common feature on Afghan tables and also similar to the coriander sauce you frequently find in north Indian restaurants. It's also common…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2010
Advanced
7 votes
1147 views
Turkish Red Lentil Soup

Turkish Red Lentil Soup

I order this every time I go out for Turkish food. It is an amazingly flavorful and wonderful soup. It's always a little different wherever I have…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2010
Advanced
6 votes
2531 views
Eggplant stuffed with tomato and garlic - Iman Bayeldi

Eggplant stuffed with tomato and garlic - Iman Bayeldi

The Turkish name for this recipe means "The Priest Fainted". I think the idea is that it tastes so good it…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
6 votes
6033 views
Eggplant and Peas Stew

Eggplant and Peas Stew

This recipe was invented by my good friend Brian Bedrosian. He recommends that you "Should drink red wine while cooking and eating for best…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2010
Advanced
5 votes
1094 views
Spicy Beef Kababs

Spicy Beef Kababs

This yummy dish can be served as an appetizer or a main dish with rice.

Nancy Miyasaki
Jun 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
7453 views
Sou Barag (cheese filling)

Sou Barag (cheese filling)

An Armenian delicacy, these cheese and phyllo turnovers are certain to be a big hit at your next cocktail party. My sister and I grew up with our…

Bob Michaelian
Aug 2008
Advanced
3 votes
5583 views
Armenian Red Lentil Balls - Vospov Kheyma

Armenian Red Lentil Balls - Vospov Kheyma

Traditionally, Kheyma is a made with meat (raw beef patty). However, during Lent many Armenians prefer Vospov…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
1538 views
Lagman

Lagman

Lagman is a traditional Uzbek food. In this variation I use noodle instead of special dough and sauce.

Mary Shaldibina
Feb 2008
Intermediate
4 votes
8614 views
Sour Cream Pastries

Sour Cream Pastries

They are like lazy cook's croissants. I also added photo of my cooking.

Mary Shaldibina
Oct 2009
Intermediate
3 votes
1820 views
Ev Yapimi Nefis Lahmacun(Delicious Homemade Turkish Pizza)

Ev Yapimi Nefis Lahmacun(Delicious Homemade Turkish Pizza)

Ada Esintileri
Jul 2010
Intermediate
2 votes
1059 views
Wrap And Roll Sandwiches

Wrap And Roll Sandwiches

Warm snack of tortillas wrapped with a cheesy filling.

Zerrin
Jan 2011
Advanced
2 votes
541 views
Bulgar Pilaf

Bulgar Pilaf

Bulgar, cracked wheat kernals, makes a delicious and hearty side for lamb, vegetable, and hearty grilled fish like salmon.

Yvette Bedrosian
Jan 2009
Intermediate
2 votes
2069 views