Azerbaijani Eggs – The Ultimate New Years Brunch
There are a few egg dishes that are life-changing. Maybe you saw our Gordon Ramsey egg demo. If not, go here immediately. But we had a second epiphany when we tried the traditional Azerbaijani eggs at the Four Seasons Baku. These will be a family staple and perfect for brunch on New Year’s Day.
This recipe is courtesy of the exquisite Leila Aliyeva at the Four Seasons Baku. She told me about the dish over dinner, where the talented Executive Chef Tahla wowed us with his Italian tasting menu. Nothing prepared me though for how delicious this Pomidor Yumurta, which are the traditional Azerbaijani eggs, was at the Four Seasons the next day.
Pomidor Yumurta is the classic breakfast that is served in every Azerbaijani home. Azerbaijani eggs sound simple; it’s just chopped tomatoes and eggs. However, the execution is out of this world. The eggs are slow-cooked for almost 10 minutes, plus an additional last 3 minutes covered. That’s the secret sauce so to speak, as well as to just lightly scramble the eggs.
Chayki restaurant’s Azerbaijani Eggs