While at the store a couple of days ago, I noticed that a variety of Melons were displayed. Of course I picked one or two from each variety that looked good and smelled them. One in particular smelled sweet and ready to be taken home and enjoyed! Then I moved on to the next set of displayed fruit and knocked on a whole bunch of watermelons until I found the one that
One of my favorite snacks to have is Ajil, also dubbed as Persian Trail Mix by the Sous Chef. It’s one thing to have pre-made Ajil and excitingly discover all the different ingredients that the person who made it put together. However, it’s a whole lot more exciting when you make your own Ajil. I will admit that I have been so enamored with Jordan Market’s mixed Ajil for so long that I never needed to make it myself. But then something happened
The other day I was at my local Persian market doing some shopping. I had just finished my shopping transaction and was on my way out of the door when from the corner of my left eye I noticed a childhood treat sitting casually on a shelf next to the door. Madar Biscuits! Madar in Farsi means mother. Oh My! I had not seen these cookies since I left Iran 25 years ago!!