Xərək çörəyi (Bread that is baked in kherek)

We present to you the film «Xərək çörəyi» (Bread that is baked in kherek), shot by talented video-blogger Tural Mahmudov in the village of Kryz. In Azerbaijan, bread is considered a symbol of abundance and fertility. Apart from various kinds of bread, such as yukha, fatir, lavash, yayma, fali, keta, tandoor, bread baked in kherek is also notable for its taste.

Kherek is an oven in the villages built of earth for baking bread. This bread has very special flavour and it is very tasty. The taste of hot bread with lamb’s cheese baked in a kherek is incomparable. This bread can be kept for days.

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