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Mitra’s Sunshine Chicken

A few years ago while my mom was here visiting we were invited to lunch at my cousin’s house Mitra.  I will say without a shadow of shame that …
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Asheh Mast ~ Persian Herb & Yogurt Soup

One of the Ash, hearty soup, that I fondly remember my grandma making is Asheh Mast.  My grandma was a wonderful cook and everything that she made was simply …
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Butternut Squash & Prune Khoresht
9 years ago

Butternut Squash & Prune Khoresht

Persian Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Recipes 5

Today’s post has a bit of back story to it.  I’d like to think of it as saving the best for last…It was …
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Beet & Pomegranate Salad
9 years ago

Beet & Pomegranate Salad

Persian Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Recipe 4

I am so excited to present to you the 4th recipe in our Thanksgiving side dishes series! I saw this recipe in the …
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Brussels Sprouts Persian Style

Hello Folks! I have some exciting news to share. Today’s post comes to you by the one and only: The …
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Sabzi ~ Persian Fresh Herbs

I was introduced to Sabzi as a child when I lived in Iran. Dare I say, it is a given that I love it and don’t find it to …
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Chicken with Sour Cherry Syrup

It occurred to me last week as I was going through my old posts that I never posted a recipe for the chicken that I had made to go …
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Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew
10 years ago

Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew

I think it is only logical for me to conclude the posts for “Pomegranate Week” with one of the most delicious and intriguing Persian dishes: Khoresht Fesenjan.

I can’t …
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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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