Image
Discover, Learn & Cook Persian Cuisine

Drink

Sharbat-eh Rivas ~ Rhubarb Syrup
4 months ago

Sharbat-eh Rivas ~ Rhubarb Syrup

A couple of years ago I had to make a recipe using rhubarb. I assumed that I had never had rhubarb before and didn’t really relate to all the hype …
Read More

Pomegranate & Walnut Tequila
9 months ago

Pomegranate & Walnut Tequila

A few years ago a fellow co-worker shared her family recipe for infused tequila. First I was all ears because the tequila is infused with pomegranates; but what really grabbed …
Read More

Turmeric, Cinnamon, & Ginger Tea
11 months ago

Turmeric, Cinnamon, & Ginger Tea

It’s officially fall and in a few days it’s Mehregan, the Persian Festival of Autumn.  One of the things that I look forward to, when we enter the fall season, …
Read More

Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice
2 years 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 …
Read More

Watermelon & Pomegranate Juice
3 years 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 …
Read More

Pom & Rum, A Cocktail
3 years 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 …
Read More

Watermelon Lemonade
3 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 …
Read More

Chai Sheereen Ba Goleh Yas ~ Sweet Jasmine Tea
3 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
3 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
4 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