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Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter
3 months ago

Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter

Having this blog has brought many blessing in my life in different forms and shapes. One of said blessing is a greater attention to all things relating to Persian cuisine …
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MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice
4 months ago

MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice

The December challenge for the Middle Easter & North African Cooking Club (MENA) comes to us from this month’s host who is Maryam Culinary Wonders. This month the cooking focuses on …
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Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs
4 months ago

Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs

A couple of years ago I posted a recipe for Asheh Kadoo Tambal, Persian Pumpkin Soup. When I came across the recipe a couple years ago, I brought it up …
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Pomegranate Jelly
5 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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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip
5 months ago

Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip

I am so excited to bring to you once again my yearly Pomegranate Week! Today’s recipe is the first for this year’s Pomegranate Week 2014 recipes. Zeytoon Parvardeh is …
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Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers
5 months ago

Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers

In light of today being Halloween I thought I’d post a fun and healthy snack idea. I have been eating a lot of vegetables with yogurt or hummus as …
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Khoresht Haveej ~ Persian Carrot Stew
5 months ago

Khoresht Haveej ~ Persian Carrot Stew

Today’s recipe is Khoresht Haveej, a Persian stew that is made with carrots and prunes. I always associate Persian recipes made with prunes to fall or winter dishes. To me prunes …
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Koofteh Somagh ~ Persian Rice Meatballs with Sumac
6 months ago

Koofteh Somagh ~ Persian Rice Meatballs with Sumac

I have been wanting to make this recipe for a while to post on MPK. Neither my mom or I had ever heard about Koofteh Somagh before I pointed …
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MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup
6 months ago

MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup

A few months ago I joined the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) virtual cooking club. It’s been fun discovering recipes from various parts of the Middle East and …
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Persian Rice Salad
9 months ago

Persian Rice Salad

A few weeks ago I read one of Russ Parsons’ articles in the LA Times about how Rice Salads have gone out of style in recent years. I have …
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