Category: European – other

Kebab on Grill With Ground Beef and Pork – Cevapi Recipe

Grilled pieces of meat or cubes of kebab are one of my favorite summertime foods. I love the simplicity, fun and flavor of skewered meats. This recipe is best served…

Tavce Gravce Macedonian Bean Stew

Friday is abstinence day for meat-eating Orthodox Christians, which means that vegetarian dishes in the otherwise carnivorous Balkans do get an airing at least once a week. One of these…

Blinis Thin Russian Pancakes Salmon Roe Caviar Fruit Jam Ricotta Toppings

Blinis just might be one of the most celebrated and even revered treats that we have had the pleasure of exploring. These thin, crêpe-like delights have an almost mythical history,…

Pelmeni Siberian Meat Dumplings

The humble pelmeni-like dumpling is something you can find nesting in pretty much every cuisine in the world. From Italian ravioli to Polish pierogis, Japanese gyoza to Tibetan momos: the simple…

Kutab Azerbaijani Azeri Herb Filled Wheat Pancake

More robust than a crepe, more delicate than bread, the Azerbaijani kutab is a kind of flatbread-pancake stuffed with a variety of possible fillings from pumpkin or cheese to spinach, offal, herbs,…

Turkish Hunkar Begendi Lamb Eggplant

Although we think that almost every dish we feature on Arousing Appetites is fit for a king, Hunkar Begendi was quite literally a royal favorite. Braised chunks of lamb swimming…