Welcome to the most comprehensive guide to Azerbaijani food and drink on the Internet, with all the dishes you need to try when visiting.
If you go to Azerbaijan and don’t eat shakh plov (crown pilaf), did you even go to Azerbaijan?
There’s warm hospitality wherever there’s food in Azerbaijan, but if you don’t mind the sheep’s heads at Sheki Market, the people’s smiles here are as broad as they come.
Sheki is a Unesco-listed city in Azerbaijan known for its history, stained glass and – most importantly – traditional desserts.
Azerbaijan’s most famous regional dessert, Sheki halva, takes generations to perfect and moments to devour.
At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, restaurants in Azerbaijan double as historical museums and amusement parks. Here are the top four to visit.
For traditional grilled chicken, green papaya salad and an authentic taste of northeastern Thailand, try street-food restaurant Som Tam Jay So in Bangkok.
OG laksa, wanton mee and postcard-perfect Peranakan houses: Katong is Singapore’s most underrated food neighbourhood filled with history and traditional dishes. You’d be crazy to miss it.
Whether in the mountains or metres from the ocean, these tavernas in Chania on the Greek Island of Crete prove it’s possible to find good food with a view.