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Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku
2 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
4 weeks 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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Pomegranate Cheese Ball
5 months ago

Pomegranate Cheese Ball

A few years ago I had to make a few appetizers on a very tight budget. I really wanted to make a Goat Cheese log but my tight budget did …
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Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini
10 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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Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese
1 year ago

Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese

Over the Christmas holidays the Sous Chef and I traveled to Belize and Guatemala. During our layover, on our way out of the country, we needed a place for …
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Beet & Feta Cheese Tart
1 year ago

Beet & Feta Cheese Tart

When I recently shared the Cardamom Potatoes recipe, I mentioned that the recipe came from a stack of magazines and books that my sister sent me earlier this year from …
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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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Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes
1 year 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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Pomegranate Cheesecake
1 year ago

Pomegranate Cheesecake

It’s safe to say that Cheesecake was an acquired taste for me. When I first moved to the United States I was introduced to a few types of American food …
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