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Tahcheen Ghalebi
10 months ago

Tahcheen Ghalebi

Some spell it Tahchin, while others spell it Tahcheen. It doesn’t matter how you spell it, all that matters is that this is a delicious dish. I have been meaning …
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Kuku Goleh Kalam ~ Cauliflower Kuku
11 months ago

Kuku Goleh Kalam ~ Cauliflower Kuku

It’s hard to believe that I began writing this blog eight years ago. Indeed, this week it’s MPK’s 8th anniversary. Last year I was not able to dedicate a lot …
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Pomegranate Chicken
12 months ago

Pomegranate Chicken

We eat a lot of chicken. I love it grilled, roasted, pan fried, deep fried, and simply boiled in aromatics. With that said, I can easy get bored with the …
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Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani
12 months ago

Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani

I love yogurt. In fact, there is a tub of yogurt on the top shelf of my fridge on a regular basis. It only makes sense for me to also …
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Kalam Polow Ba Zafaran ~ Cabbage Rice With Saffron
2 years ago

Kalam Polow Ba Zafaran ~ Cabbage Rice With Saffron

A couple of weeks ago I was leafing though my Rosa Mortazami cookbook looking for recipe inspiration. I came across her version of Kalam Polow. One thing that never seizes …
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Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku
2 years ago

Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku

Spring time is Fava Bean season. I think that fava beans are underused and underestimated. Personally, I find them to be delicious. I usually make my kuku in the traditional …
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Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip
2 years ago

Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip

Today is Sizdeh Bedar, the thirteen day of the Persian New Year. Customarily, Iranians pack up a picnic and spend the day outdoors enjoying some fresh air and nature. When …
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Slow Cooker Khoresht Ghaimeh
2 years ago

Slow Cooker Khoresht Ghaimeh

I am faced with a few food related dilemmas every day of my life, or at least that’s how it feels. It’s obvious that I enjoy cooking, but the truth …
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Flourless Chocolate Cardamom Cake
2 years ago

Flourless Chocolate Cardamom Cake

If you are gluten free or don’t eat flour, then you will love this chocolate cake. I have been wanting to share this recipe on my blog since I first made …
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Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini
2 years ago

Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini

For the past year I have increased the amount of yogurt that I consume. I have always loved our various types of Borani, vegetables mixed with yogurt. A while back …
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