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Sour Cherry Pie
1 month ago

Sour Cherry Pie

I think it is impossible to be Iranian and not have a deep love for Albaloo, Sour Cherries. There are many types of food that take me back to my …
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Pomegranate Jelly
9 months ago

Pomegranate Jelly

I can’t believe another year of Pomegranate Week has come to an end. Considering the amount of pomegranates I have consumed in the past two weeks while working on these …
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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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Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll
2 years ago

Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll

For the second recipe of Pomegranate Week 2013 I have a great addition to the MPK recipe bank! Yes indeed, what you see above is Lavashak AND it is Pomegranate …
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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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Ghooreh ~ Unripe Grape
2 years ago

Ghooreh ~ Unripe Grape

This time of the year you’ll find fresh Ghooreh, unripe grapes, at Persian stores. Many, who are not familiar with how Ghooreh is used in Persian cuisine, are baffled by …
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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

Shrimp Kabob
4 years ago

Shrimp Kabob

I personally love seafood. It wasn’t always that way; as a matter of fact I was not a huge fan as a child. But my mom loved seafood and she …
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Sour Cherry Preserve ~ Morabaye Albaloo
4 years ago

Sour Cherry Preserve ~ Morabaye Albaloo

At the beginning of the summer I had every intention of going to an orchard a couple of hours north of Los Angeles to pick some Sour Cherries.  I missed the first weekend the orchard was open for picking and sure enough I got an email saying that they were out.  Missed chance! I figured my local market would probably bring some in at some point Read More

Lavashak ~ Persian Fruit Roll
5 years ago

Lavashak ~ Persian Fruit Roll

This week’s theme for Summer Fest 2010 is stone fruit. Read More