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Spanikopita

Spanikopita

This is an authentic recipe from Turkey that my mom received from the women she lived near in Ankara, Turkey when we were stationed there as a…

Kelly Christensen
Oct 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
2344 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
16389 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
16967 views
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
9854 views
ARPA SEHRIYE SALATASI

ARPA SEHRIYE SALATASI

filiz
Jan 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
8685 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
9409 views
Gatnabour; Rice Pudding

Gatnabour; Rice Pudding

What is Gatnabour you ask, it's warm Armenian Rice Pudding that's embedded in my childhood memories.

Two Southern Girls
Jan 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
11856 views
Turkish Lamb Kofta With Cherries & Yogurt

Turkish Lamb Kofta With Cherries & Yogurt

These little meatballs are a bit different take on traditional Kofta with the use of cherries and veal stock as…

Bob Vincent
Aug 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
4194 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
16426 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
10964 views
Chicken and Eggplant Stew

Chicken and Eggplant Stew

This recipe was given to me by my good friend Brian Bedrosian. He raved about it, so we made it last night. It was very tasty. Our kids all ate…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
7333 views
CHAPLI KABAB (AFGHANI BURGER)

CHAPLI KABAB (AFGHANI BURGER)

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel (Lipardo's Global Kitchen) for more recipes and future raffle draws for giveaway prizes. I first time tasted this…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
16532 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
11504 views
AĞLAYAN PASTA (CRYİNG CAKE)

AĞLAYAN PASTA (CRYİNG CAKE)

Cafe Pepela
Jul 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
5843 views
AUSHAK - AFGHAN RAVIOLI

AUSHAK - AFGHAN RAVIOLI

I first tasted Aushak at the Salang Pass restaurant in Fremont, a city where a lot of Afghan immigrants have settled. Aushak is proof that Marco…

Linda Tay Esposito
Aug 2008
Professional
3 votes
21554 views