Azerbaijan is famous not only for its beauty and for nature, but also for its cookery. Have you ever heard the phrase “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”? If you think that you are a real gourmand, visit this incredible country and enjoy breakfast in Baku like a king.
Azeri breakfast differs in its variety, appetizing view and delicious taste. Let me introduce you the traditional breakfast menu, which consist of various dishes. Firstly, the main dish “pomidor chigirtma”, made of crumbled eggs with tomatoes, onions and peppers, which cooked under “sac” oven. Then, traditional breakfast table is decorated with cheese motal (which is matured inside a sheepskin and hung to dry), butter “nehra” ( which is obtained after 1 hour strangling),special cottage cheese “Shor” , home-made jams, honey , qaymaq ( special home-made cream) and indispensable part of breakfast bread baked in tandir ( clay oven similar to naan.).
Many big restaurants in Baku offer breakfast, because the locals and tourists enjoy a long breakfast period. Usually a normal breakfast time starts from 8 o’clock until 12 o’clock. One should not come to Baku and return without having had a Traditional azeri breakfast in Nizami street and Inner City. Here are the five places where you can make the most of your breakfast time.
Manqal icharishahar is a place in Inner City distinguished by using natural products, where you will feel like in a village. Everything is incredible and the service is fast even though the place is always crowded. The site is very easy to find, still it is just near the Gosha Gala Gapisi.
Burc Gala located in Inner City is the first place that comes to mind, when the question is where to have a great breakfast. This well-known place is cosy, decorated with carpets and cushions. The city's most beautiful, delicious, sweet and lovely breakfast served here at the most affordable price.
Mado Targovi is a place in famous Nizami Street, which is known for its 10 different breakfast menu choices. The taste and aroma of a hot breakfast from MADO, will give you strength, energy and positive for the day. Try it; you will definitely like it!
Ozsut Baku is the Turkish restaurant in Baku, but you can taste here also traditional azeri breakfast as well. The differ of Ozsut is that you can have a breakfast here at any time of the day without time limitation. The restaurant has a very good location; you can have a walk after your meal and do shopping in fancy and glamorous brand shops.
Central Baku is an artisan-al house with selections of various breakfast menus located in historical Nizami Street. Legends about Central Baku's multi-faceted and satisfying "Baku Breakfast" is very famous in Azerbaijan. This chic and luxurious place is ideal for those who are planning to enjoy a breakfast in the city centre.
At the end, I suggest you to finish your breakfast with Samovar tea and hope that you will enjoy your breakfast like a real king.
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