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  • Armenia,  Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Winter

    Armenian Pelmeni

    emointhekitchen Dumplings are a beloved food that transcends borders and cultures. Many nations have their variation of this dish, prepared on the same principle as dumplings. There is a debate about the origins of dumplings, whether they came from the Urals or Siberia. Regardless of their origin, one thing is certain – dumplings hold a special place in the culinary traditions of various countries. In Russia, people consider pelmeni as “the heart of Russian cuisine,” and it is a popular choice for dumpling lovers. China has its version called jiaozi or wonton, while Nepal and Tibet offer momo as their variant of dumplings. In Turkey, and Kazakhstan it is manti,…

  • Armenia,  Azerbaijan,  Georgia,  Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Russia

    Khinkali (caucasian dumpling)

    emointhekitchen The Caucasus is a region that includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and parts of Russia. Khinkali, the delectable Caucasian dumpling, is a culinary delight that is sure to bring joy and satisfaction. These dumplings are a delicious example of Caucasus cuisine. But what truly sets Khinkali apart is the unique way people eat it. Traditionally, you hold the dumpling by its topknot and take a small bite out of the side. As you savour the flavours of the filling, they release the juicy broth inside, creating an explosion of taste in your mouth. In the Caucasus, it is widespread etiquette to use only bare hands when eating these dumplings. Using…

  • Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Russia

    Pancakes filled with meat – fried

    emointhekitchen Blini – pancakes with meat recipe for cooking Soviet cuisine. 😉 Russians have a long and legendary tradition of pancakes. They date back to ancient times, and today we enjoy many species in Russia. One of the most popular types is blinis, often filled with meat, cheese or other delicious fillings. Russians consider them a staple food in their cuisine, and they fry them until they turn golden with a crispy crust and juicy meat filling. Pancakes 2 eggs salt 1 teaspoon of sugar 2 large spoons of oil 3 cups of milk 2 cups plain flour Filling 500 g of beef (chicken, pork…) salt, pepper, parsley, onion Prepare…

  • India,  Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Vegetarian

    Saffron basmati rice

    emointhekitchen Ah, saffron, basmati, rice – the holy trinity of deliciousness! Nothing beats the smell of fragrant basmati rice with a few strands of saffron. It’s a simple dish, yet it can transport us to another country with just one bite. And let’s not forget the health benefits – basmati rice is low in calories and nutrients, while saffron is a powerful antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. So the next time you’re in need of some comfort food, make a batch of saffron basmati rice and bask in its glory. Your taste buds (and your body) will thank you for it! You will need: saffron 2 medium-sized onions 2 basmati rice…

  • Armenia,  Meat and Poultry,  Mushrooms,  Recipes,  Salads

    Layered pancake salad

    emointhekitchen Armenia, a small country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia, is home to some of the most delicious food you will ever taste. One of their most popular dishes is the layered meat and egg pancake. This dish is made with a thin dough that is filled with ground meat, eggs, and vegetables, then fried or baked. The pancake is a perfect example of Armenian cuisine – it is healthy, hearty, and absolutely delicious. If you ever have the chance to visit Armenia, be sure to try this dish. You won’t be disappointed. You will need: four pancakes 200 g of ground beef 2 onions a cup of water…

  • Armenia,  Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Vegetarian

    Armenian quiche called Manti

    emointhekitchen Manti, also known as steamed dumplings, is a traditional dish in many cultures of Armenia and Turkey. The word “manti” comes from the Turkish word for “hand,” since these dumplings are typically made by hand. Manti can be made with various fillings, but the most common filling is minced lamb, beef or vegetables. The filling is wrapped in dough, which is then steamed. Manti is typically served with yoghurt, dipping sauces, and/or vegetables. If you’re looking for a delicious and hearty dish, Manti is a great option. It’s perfect for a meal, and it’s sure to please everyone at the table. I make traditional Manti with minced meat filling…

  • Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Summer

    Trout with steamed vegetables and coloured rice

    emointhekitchen Trout as a predatory freshwater fish is also suitable in summer. The warm weather “steals” qi from us, and if fatigue is combined with anorexia and weakened digestion, it is just easily digestible white meat suitable for strengthening the energy of the centre. Of course, it also depends on the appropriate preparation in steam or quick treatment of skinless flights using delicate vegetables and herbs. For healthy individuals, trout beautifully balances side dishes of raw salads, which you use with caution. We need: fresh trout, lemon, Rosemary, salt, carrots, zucchini, leeks, onions, coloured rice, coriander stem, cumin, oil, butter. Procedure: You fly the cooked trout, you can use the…

  • Armenia,  Meat and Poultry,  Recipes

    Armenian Ishli Kufta

    emointhekitchen In Armenian cuisine, there are several types of kufta – “Kari kufta”, “Kyavari kufta”, “Etchmiadzin kufta”. In the past, “Ishli Kufta” was mainly made by Armenians returning from Turkey. Currently, this dish is very popular in Armenia. It is prepared for almost all holidays. Try it and it’s very delicious. You will need: 500 g of beef, ground meat onion sesame oil ground black pepper cayenne cumin powder curry powder garlic powder paprika dried greens, basil, dill, parsley, cilantro salt 400 g of beef, ground meat finely grind bulgur ( #1 grind) one cup of hot water tomato paste red pepper paste salt cumin powder curry powder Procedure: In…

  • Meat and Poultry,  Recipes,  Spring

    Stewed rabbit with spring vegetables

    emointhekitchen What could be tastier than a stewed rabbit with vegetables? The dish is incredibly delicate, aromatic and most of all tasty. People often use the rabbit only for roasting or with sirloin sauce, so I mention another treatment in which the properties of meat are better applied. This recipe is suitable for people who are dry, sinewy, irritable, and bitter from emptiness. For people, without problems, we can add green pepper and a little white wine. We need: portions of rabbit meat with bone, onion, salt, green pepper, white wine, rice semolina, vegetables of your choice – fresh spinach, radishes, young peas, young carrots Procedure: In a deeper pot,…

  • China,  Japan,  Meat and Poultry,  Recipes

    Stir-fried pork and lotus root with black pepper and sweet and sour sauce

    emointhekitchen A lotus root with a crispy texture and a cute appearance when sliced. It is a vegetable that can be used in various dishes such as salads, stir-fried foods. You can eat lotus root infinitely. Easy to make! Sprinkle the pork with potato starch in a plastic bag, fry the meat and lotus root in a frying pan, and add the seasoning. It is a transcendentally dangerous dish. If spicy food is okay, sprinkle a lot and it will be delicious. You will need: Pork (thin slices) – It was 300g per pack; (Chicken, tofu …)  Lotus root – About 15 cm to 20 cm Salt and pepper potato…