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Kalam Polow Ba Zafaran ~ Cabbage Rice With Saffron
6 days 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
3 weeks 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
1 month 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 months 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
3 months 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
11 months 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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Perfectly Roasted Chicken with Advieh
11 months ago

Perfectly Roasted Chicken with Advieh

As far back as I can remember I have had a love affair with roasted chicken. As a foodie I derive a lot of joy out of eating. For me, …
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Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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