Bagharj – traditional Armenian pastry

The preparation of this cake has a long history. A few months ago I was reading the book “Living forward” by the young Armenian writer Narine Abgaryan. Typically for her writing style, the stories and fates of her characters catch you by the throat. Maybe because somehow the fate and suffering of the Armenian people very much remind me of the Bulgarian one. So as…

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Zucchini roll

When I first cooked this Zucchini Roll, I was really skeptical because it didn’t even contain a spoonful of flour like standard recipes. Well, I can tell you that the cream cheese does the same job, and even tastes better. And thus we get a delicious, low-carb recipe. Some of my friends have already prepared it and sent me pictures. They even used other spices…

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Turkish cheesy buns

While browsing the publications in the culinary Facebook groups, I came across the post of a lady who had prepared Turkish salty bites – a recipe from the internet site https://cookathouse.com/. I was immediately intrigued. Not only because of their amazing look at the picture, but also because of my travel memories from Turkey. The Turkish people are unsurpassed in making salty buns and dough…

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