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Persian Rice Salad
8 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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Vegetarian Salad Olivieh
11 months ago

Vegetarian Salad Olivieh

I often receive emails from readers who ask me to post the vegetarian version of regular a Persian recipe. Today’s recipe is a meatless version of one of my most …
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Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad
1 year ago

Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad

Over the summer the Sous Chef and I had a meeting that ran a little longer than expected. By the time we left the meeting we were both super hungry. …
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Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices
2 years ago

Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices

A few months back I came across a Persian cooking video that left an impression and I could not get it out of my head. I was so impressed with …
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Salad-eh Adas ~ Lentil Salad
2 years ago

Salad-eh Adas ~ Lentil Salad

A couple of weeks ago I was doing some research about the recipe that I will post next week. I was going through Ms. Rosa Montazami’s cookbook to see …
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Watermelon & Pistachio Salad
2 years ago

Watermelon & Pistachio Salad

Once a week I teach three classes in a row starting at 8am and going until 10pm. After the first class I have to commute to a different side of town which leaves me with about half hour to grab a bit to eat. Sometimes I get bored of my usual homemade Turkey Breast sandwich Read More

Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing
2 years ago

Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing

Today I present to you the 3rd and last pomegranate recipe of this year’s Pomegranate Week! If you are an eggplant and/or pomegranate lover, then you will love my Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing! This recipe is simply put delicious, and when I say Read More

Cucumber & Pomegranate Salad
2 years ago

Cucumber & Pomegranate Salad

Guess what this week is on MPK??!! Does the picture above give it away??!! Indeed, it’s Pomegranate Week 2012! I can’t believe this is the fourth year that I am posting recipes for Pomegranate Week! The first recipe this year is a simple, yet deliciously Read More

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

Tomato, Basil, and Feta Salad
3 years ago

Tomato, Basil, and Feta Salad

The tomato plant that I have in my garden is full of tomatoes. I can’t even begin to tell you how exciting it is to have home grown tomatoes!!! The other day I harvested a good few which had turned deep red along with some Persian Basil that I also have Read More

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