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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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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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Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup
2 years ago

Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup

I have been meaning to post slow cooker Persian recipes for a while. It is only fit that I begin this series with the one recipe that I make …
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Asheh Kadoo Tanbal ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup
2 years ago

Asheh Kadoo Tanbal ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup

I am amused by how pumpkin is referred to in Farsi. How can you keep a straight face when you say Kadoo Tanbal??!! Kadoo in farsi means zucchini or squash. Tanbal in Farsi means Read More

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Pomegranate Soup
2 years ago

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Pomegranate Soup

I am often asked for Persian recipes that are vegetarian or vegan. I try to oblige as much as I can. Today’s recipe is Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free! Sure the bite size meatballs in the regular Pomegranate Soup are delicious Read More

Asheh Hooboobaat ~ Persian Legume Soup
3 years ago

Asheh Hooboobaat ~ Persian Legume Soup

 

The inspiration for this recipe came from a certain little hole in the wall restaurant that I love to go to in Westwood. They serve this really fabulous vegetarian Ash which hits the spot every time I have it. With the weather being on the cooler side these days in Los Angeles Read More

Persian Chicken Noodle Soup
3 years ago

Persian Chicken Noodle Soup

The weather in LA for the past few days has been gloomy and a bit on the cooler side.  We are officially into the fall season which means soups are back on the menu for us. Growing up chicken soup meant a type of soup that usually had chicken in it as well as some vegetables, pretty much like the recipe for Chicken Soup that I posted Read More

Asheh Jo ~ Hearty Persian Barley Soup
4 years ago

Asheh Jo ~ Hearty Persian Barley Soup

It’s been rather cold everywhere around the glob these past couple of months. It is during this time of the year that I make lots of soups. Some are on the light side, but others, like Persian Ash, are a bit more on the hearty side. To me Asheh Jo is all about comfort food. Read More

Persian Pho with Lamb Broth
4 years ago

Persian Pho with Lamb Broth

A few weeks ago my friend Stephanie was gushing about how much she loves Pho. She then threw a bone my way by suggesting I come up with a Persianized version of Pho. One not to miss a culinary challenge, specifically one that involves one of my favorite types of fusion, I let my creative mind wander.  The first thought that came to my mind was using Reshteh Read More

Ab-Goosht
4 years ago

Ab-Goosht

I could have not possibly written about Iranian winters spent under a Korsi and not mentioned one of the most beloved winter dishes Ab-goosht, which literally translated means meat water.  I have very fond memories of sitting under the Korsi and eating Ab-goosht while outside it snowed.  There are a few different ways in which this dish is spelled: Ab-goosht, Abgoosht, or Abgousht. Some also refer to this dish as Dizi after the traditional dish in which it is made. There are two components to this dish Read More

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