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MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice
5 months 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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Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes
5 months ago

Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes

I can’t believe that next week it’s already Thanksgiving here in the US. Today’s recipe is a perfect side dish for your turkey or your favorite protein any day, for …
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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip
6 months ago

Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip

I am so excited to bring to you once again my yearly Pomegranate Week! Today’s recipe is the first for this year’s Pomegranate Week 2014 recipes. Zeytoon Parvardeh is …
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MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup
7 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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Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice
7 months ago

Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice

We have officially entered the Fall Season. But in my neck of the woods it does not feel like Fall, at all. I am serious when I say that I …
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Video Wednesday
7 months ago

Video Wednesday

BizCard-GoFund Last year I received an email from Persian comedian Kvon asking me if I was interested in talking about Persian food for a documentary he was in the process of creating. I immediately said yes because I actually knew who he was and found him amusing.  A few years back he was on a show where he cooked Persian food and Read More

Persian Breakfast: Feta & Watermelon
7 months ago

Persian Breakfast: Feta & Watermelon

About three weeks ago I finally had the opportunity to connect in real life with one of my favorite Persian bloggers who I came to know through Instagram a while …
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Persian Rice Salad
10 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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Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker
1 year ago

Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker

Today’s recipe is one of my favorites! I love Adas Polow, rice with lentils. I find this rice be such a great go to recipe when hosting friends who …
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Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll
1 year ago

Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll

For the second recipe of Pomegranate Week 2013 I have a great addition to the MPK recipe bank! Yes indeed, what you see above is Lavashak AND it is Pomegranate …
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