The delicious Azerbaijani cuisine presented in Uzbekistan [PHOTO]

October 5, 2021 11:37 am (UTC + 04:00 am)

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By Laman Ismayilova

The delicious Azerbaijani cuisine was presented at the 13th Tashkent International Film Festival “Pearl of the Silk Road”.

Chefs and employees of Azerbaijani Embassy in Uzbekistan, Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Tashkent, Uzbekistan-Azerbaijan Friendship Society, culinary experts from Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan, etc. attended the event, Azertag reported.

A culinary expert from the Nigar Amirbayova project showed the guests how to cook a mouthwatering dolma.

Note that Amirbayova runs the virtual project Diyar.az, aimed at promoting Azerbaijani cuisine.

Designed for both local and foreign audiences, this digital platform offers recipes that are both traditional and forgotten.

Nigar Amirbayova is a member of the Association of Culinary Specialists in Azerbaijan. She holds the Chef’s Cup and the Association’s culinary certificate.

Then Amirbayova gave presentations on Azerbaijani national cuisine in Turkey, Arab countries, Europe and Latin America.

The participants praised Nigar Amirbayova’s presentation and stressed the importance of the event in promoting Azerbaijani cuisine.

Speeches were given on the similarities and differences between Azerbaijani and Uzbek cuisine.

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Uzbekistan Huseyn Guliyev and head of the Association of Chefs of Uzbekistan Akbar Umarov praised the master classes, noting the rich traditions of Azerbaijani national cuisine. Umarov presented Nigar Amirbayova with a unique publication on traditional Uzbek cuisine.

The event was followed by a concert with the participation of Uzbek music group O’zbegim Yoshlari, Azerbaijani musicians Ilham Abdullayev as well as Diana Hajiyeva, who represented Azerbaijan at Eurovision 2017.

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