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POM Wonderful Dinner Party ~ Persian Ruby
8 years ago

POM Wonderful Dinner Party ~ Persian Ruby

A few weeks ago I received an email from Foodbuzz about POM Wonderful offering a contest.  Needless to say that I immediately inquired and learned that the contest was all about creating a dinner party centered around pomegranates.  Well hello!!!! I read the guideline, scratched my  head and filled out the preliminary questionnaire to be considered as one of the bloggers participating in the contest. Then I patiently waited to see if I was going to be selected. Read More

Sholeh Zard ~ Persian Saffron Rice Pudding
8 years ago

Sholeh Zard ~ Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

A few months ago I posted a recipe for Persian rice pudding which is prepared with milk. Today’s rice pudding on the other hand is dairy free. For those of you are who are lactose intolerant or vegan, this is a dessert just for you! Read More

Yakh Dar Behesht ~ Ice in Paradise
8 years ago

Yakh Dar Behesht ~ Ice in Paradise

I think it’s only fair for me to post the recipe for one of my most favorite Persian desserts while here in Maui, known as paradise, and on the first day of Summer. Read More

Sheer Berenj ~ Persian Rice Pudding
9 years ago

Sheer Berenj ~ Persian Rice Pudding

I have always been very fascinated by the fact that Rice Pudding per se exists all over the world.  What makes it even more fascinating to me is how its ingredients and preparation vary from country to country.  What remains constant in this recipe is the rice and milk, however, depending from country to country, or even from region to region, the rest of the ingredients are different. Read More

Eggplant Ice Cream

I can just imagine your reaction when you read the title of this post. I don’t blame you if you think I might have completely lost my mind. I …
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Sugar Cookies

As I mentioned in my last post, December 22nd is my mom’s birthday. I thought I would get a little artistic for her birthday post!

Here is my …
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Bûche de Noël ~ Yule Log or Christmas Cake Shaped Like a Log

You may wonder what the heck does Bûche de Noël has anything to do with Persian food. I would wonder that too if I were you, but I have …
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Persian Pirashki

I bet you anything that if you ask any Iranian how they feel about Persian Pirashki, they will start salivating.  I personally LOVE Persian Pirashki. There are a few …
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Persian Halvah

I started writing this post over a month ago.  I was having such a hard time writing and spent an hour in front of the computer and only managed …
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Persian Ice Cream with Saffron & Rosewater

Let it be known that I am a bit snobbish when it comes to ice cream.  I simply love gelato.  American ice cream on the other hand? I am …
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