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Pomegranate Cheesecake
3 months ago

Pomegranate Cheesecake

 

It is safe to say that Cheesecake was an acquired taste for me. When I first moved to the United States I was introduced to a few types of …
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Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie
11 months ago

Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie

In the days leading up to Norouz traditionally Iranians spend countless hours preparing for the arrival of the new year. During this time many homemade cookies are baked to offer …
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Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries
1 year ago

Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d post a related recipe. I have always loved Chocolate Covered Strawberries. I think that the two flavors go together …
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Dolmeh Artishow ~ Persian Stuffed Artichoke
2 years ago

Dolmeh Artishow ~ Persian Stuffed Artichoke

Artichokes are abound at the farmers market this time of the year, therefore, this is the best time to make dolmeh! The large artichokes are certainly very inviting. I am always amazed that many people don’t really know how to eat fresh artichokes or how to cook them. In fact, Read More

Watermelon Bowl
3 years ago

Watermelon Bowl

Nothing says summer to me more than the abundance of watermelon, cantaloupes, and stone fruit that are around this time of the year. A few weeks ago I was engaging in my new favorite pass time… Read More

Bastani-ye Goleh Yas ~ Jasmine Ice Cream or Gelato
3 years ago

Bastani-ye Goleh Yas ~ Jasmine Ice Cream or Gelato

It’s pretty much impossible for me to think of my childhood in Iran and not associate it with one of our favorite flowers, Goleh Yas, Jasmine flowers. I have very fond memories of sitting outside during spring and summer nights in the garden and the smell of Jasmines lingering in the air Read More

Bûche de Noël
3 years ago

Bûche de Noël

I am across the pond visiting my parents and family for the holidays. The holiday season is simply beautiful and festive in Europe and felt a million times more than in Los Angeles. Inspired by my surroundings, today I am featuring a blast from the past! I made this Bûche de Noël a couple of years ago. So is anyone going to give it a try this year? It’s really really good!!!  

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Persimmon Mini Tarts
3 years ago

Persimmon Mini Tarts

I absolutely love persimmons. My grandmother’s property had two persimmon trees and every fall they were simply spectacular. These two trees sat among many other trees with leaves that by then had turned into beautiful shades of yellow and red. The persimmon trees stood out majestically tall with their dark green leaves and beautiful orange fruit Read More

Pomegranate Ice-Cream
3 years ago

Pomegranate Ice-Cream

A couple of weeks ago when I was planning Pomegranate Week 2011 I turned to my new cookbook that the Sous Chef, also known as “Ice-Cream Moster,” gifted me recently.  It didn’t have a pomegranate ice-cream recipe so I turned to the internet. The first recipe that caught my eye Read More

Pomegranate Jello
3 years ago

Pomegranate Jello

I have always liked Jello. It’s one of those yummy desserts that is super easy to make. I have also always wanted to make my own jello with my fruit juice of choice Read More

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