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Lavashak ~ Persian Fruit Roll
9 years ago

Lavashak ~ Persian Fruit Roll

This week’s theme for Summer Fest 2010 is stone fruit. Read More

Feta Cheese with Bread & Watermelon
9 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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Tamreh Hendi ~ Tamarind

Anyone who has lived in Iran as a child has undoubtedly experienced the awesomeness that is Tamreh Hendi, Tamarind. I can’t even begin to describe the excitement that the …
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Pomegranate Juice

The first post of  “Pomegranate Week” is one of the ways in which Persians like to eat pomegranate. Dare I say, that’s for when there is more polite company …
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Persians’ Love Affair With Pomegranate

It is safe to say that Persians LOVE Anar, pomegranate. There are no ifs, and, or buts about it.  I always looked forward to fall for a couple of …
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Fresh Pistachios

Wanna learn a word in Farsi? Peste, which means Pistachio. I have never seen a pistachio tree in person. I think the picture above is so pretty.

I can honestly …
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Quince Seeds: Persians’ Remedy To Soar Throat And Cough

I have many fond memories of my maternal grandmother.  She was a lovely woman who took care of everyone around her. She was kind, generous, and gentle.  She was …
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Limoo Shirin ~ Sweet Persian Lemon

The subject of today’s post is one of the few reasons why I love living in Los Angeles, where Persian stores are abundant and Persian groceries are easy to …
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Unripe Plums & Almonds

During one of my posts I wrote about my love for Gojeh Sabz and how exciting it was for us kids when spring came around back in the days …
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