Main Dishes

Imambayalda

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This recipe is actually Turkish but it has been deeply rooted in Bulgarian national cuisine ever since the years of the Ottoman Yoke. My grandpa told me that according to the legend, when the Turkish Imam (a ruler of a province) stopped at a small roadside hanche (pub) he asked for a plate for this favorite food of his, called something else at the time. It was prepared so well by the cook that the Imam asked for another one, and another one, and several more after that. He eat so much that at t

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4 eggplantsImambayalda
6 tomatoes, grated
5 onions, chopped
2 carrots, grated
1 celery, grated
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
half a lemon,
1 bay leaf,
parsley,
peppers,
half a cupful sunflower oil,
salt
Remove the top of the eggplants and scoop out the soft insides (you should end up having 4 hollow eggplants with half of their meat still on the sides). Heat the oil and cook the onions until golden. Add the carrots, celery, tomatoes, garlic and parsley, add the bay leaves and some water and sauté for 5 minutes. Stuff the eggplants with this mixture (you can add some of their meat you scooped out if you don't have enough ingredients to fill them with), top with a slice of tomato and bake in a 375F oven for 25 minutes. Serve warm or cold.
Nutritions

Calories
158

Sodium
85mg
3% DV

Fat
0.62g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
36g
12% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV

Mezcal Negroni

2440

Simplicity & good Mezcal take the Campari cocktail, Negroni, from classic to iconic.

Mezcal Negroni:
1 fl. oz. Mezcal ( El Silencio Espadin )
1 fl. oz. Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth
1 fl. oz. Campari
1

Stir with Ice & Strain
Pour into Rocks Glass
Garnish with Orange Peel


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Nutritions

Calories
0

Sodium
0mg
0% DV

Fat
0g
0% DV

Protein
0g
0% DV

Carbs
0g
0% DV

Fiber
0g
0% DV