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Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice
7 months ago

Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice

We have officially entered the Fall Season. But in my neck of the woods it does not feel like Fall, at all. I am serious when I say that I …
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Watermelon & Pomegranate Juice
1 year ago

Watermelon & Pomegranate Juice

Today is Winter Solstice which means that we have officially transitioned from fall into winter season.  The very first night of winter is said to be the longest night of …
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Pom & Rum, A Cocktail
1 year ago

Pom & Rum, A Cocktail

Well here we are; it’s the Friday. Today I bring you the final recipe for this year’s Pomegranate Week 2013.  We are going to wrap things up this year with …
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Watermelon Lemonade
2 years ago

Watermelon Lemonade

For me watermelons have a strong association to hot summer days and nights in Iran. Who can ever forget the heavy oval deep green watermelons from Iran? Seriously! Remember when …
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Chai Sheereen Ba Goleh Yas ~ Sweet Jasmine Tea
2 years ago

Chai Sheereen Ba Goleh Yas ~ Sweet Jasmine Tea

I have had a ton of culinary fun with my Jasmine plant this year; I love the added creativity that it has provided in my world. At this point the last few flowers are in full bloom.  This plant is also a reminder of how fortunate I am to have a place where my plant can grow freely. Read More

Jasmine Syrup
2 years ago

Jasmine Syrup

 

For the past couple of years I have been able to successfully keep my Jasmine plant alive all year round. I impatiently have waited for the past couple of years for its flowers to bloom so that I can experiment with the fragrant blooms. Read More

Mulled Wine Persian Style
2 years ago

Mulled Wine Persian Style

A few years ago I was introduced to Mulled Wine and it was love at first sip. Now this was a bit of a big deal for me because I am not a frequent wine drinker, and second if I do drink wine, I prefer whites such as Sauvignon Blanc and/or Pinot Grigio.  But there was something about the perfect combination of warm red wine, spices and fruits that totally stimulated my taste buds Read More

POM Wonderful Dinner Party ~ Persian Ruby
4 years ago

POM Wonderful Dinner Party ~ Persian Ruby

A few weeks ago I received an email from Foodbuzz about POM Wonderful offering a contest.  Needless to say that I immediately inquired and learned that the contest was all about creating a dinner party centered around pomegranates.  Well hello!!!! I read the guideline, scratched my  head and filled out the preliminary questionnaire to be considered as one of the bloggers participating in the contest. Then I patiently waited to see if I was going to be selected. Read More

Iced Tea with Rose Syrup
5 years ago

Iced Tea with Rose Syrup

Let me begin by saying that this post is dedicated to my friend Mr. Hamid. Read More

Doogh
5 years ago

Doogh

Dough, good old Doogh! I can’t begin to tell you how much I love doogh, especially when eating Kabob! Read More

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