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Appetizers

Chicken Kuku
9 years ago

Chicken Kuku

I was given the recipe for this Kuku-ye Morgh, Chicken Kuku, a few months ago by Mrs. Solhjou whom I met through a charity organization.  I cut the original …
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Avocado Salad with Saffron Balsamic
9 years ago

Avocado Salad with Saffron Balsamic

While I was browsing through Mrs. Montazemi’s cookbook looking for her version of Vol-au-vent I came across a recipe for Avocado that she had.  Since I am a lover …
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Vol-au-vent with Chicken Béchamel Sauce
9 years ago

Vol-au-vent with Chicken Béchamel Sauce

I have a major love affair with Puff Pastry and any recipe that requires it grabs my attention right away. While I was going through my grandmother’s little recipe …
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Dolmeh Bargeh Mo ~ Stuffed Grape Leaves
9 years ago

Dolmeh Bargeh Mo ~ Stuffed Grape Leaves

Stuffed grape leaves are very popular in the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine.  Persian grape leaves are usually stuffed with ground beef and rice. I have always loved stuffed …
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Kalbas ~ Persian Mortadella
9 years ago

Kalbas ~ Persian Mortadella

It’s practicably impossible for me to talk about Kalbas and not talk about Amoo Manuchehr, the person who introduced me to Persian Mortadella!

Amoo Manuchehr was …
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Cucumber, Feta, & Walnut
9 years ago

Cucumber, Feta, & Walnut

Last summer I had the opportunity to participate and contribute to Summer Fest, a fun cross blog event which celebrates peak harvest season. A couple of days ago Margaret Roach …
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Herbs & Feta Cheese Platter
9 years ago

Herbs & Feta Cheese Platter

One of my most favorite appetizer platters to serve at parties is an Herbs and Feta Cheese platter.  It is always a hit with everyone and the first one …
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Zucchini Kuku
10 years ago

Zucchini Kuku

Now that is almost summer time I am more in the mood for kuku because it is one of those meals that is easy to make and can be …
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Feta Cheese with Bread & Watermelon
10 years ago

Feta Cheese with Bread & Watermelon

Has anyone had Noon-o Panir-o Hendooneh? Or Hendevaneh, if you want to be proper! I was introduced to this delicious combination in my teenage years! My first thought was, “What??? …
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Mast-o-Laboo ~ Yogurt & Beet
10 years ago

Mast-o-Laboo ~ Yogurt & Beet

I was introduced to this delicious combination a few months ago at a Persian gathering.  It’s so incredibly simple to make and the taste is just out of this …
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