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MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup
4 years ago

MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup

A few months ago I joined the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) virtual cooking club. It’s been fun discovering recipes from various parts of the Middle East and …
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Persian Rice Salad
4 years ago

Persian Rice Salad

A few weeks ago I read one of Russ Parsons’ articles in the LA Times about how Rice Salads have gone out of style in recent years. I have …
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Slow Cooker Ghormeh Sabzi ~ Persian Herb Stew
5 years ago

Slow Cooker Ghormeh Sabzi ~ Persian Herb Stew

Let’s be honest here, cooking Persian food can be time consuming. When I lived in Iran with my grandmother, I remember during my days off from school, she used to …
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Kalam Polow Ghermez ~ Persian Cabbage Rice with Tomato Sauce
5 years ago

Kalam Polow Ghermez ~ Persian Cabbage Rice with Tomato Sauce

In my post for Kalam Polow Shirazi I shared that my relationship with cabbage was developed in my adulthood and that growing up I was not a fan. During that …
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Vegetarian Salad Olivieh
5 years ago

Vegetarian Salad Olivieh

I often receive emails from readers who ask me to post the vegetarian version of regular a Persian recipe. Today’s recipe is a meatless version of one of my most …
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Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig
5 years ago

Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig

Some times in the name of creativity we need to challenger ourselves. This Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig is impressive visually and much to those who doubted my sanity it’s pretty …
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Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries
5 years ago

Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d post a related recipe. I have always loved Chocolate Covered Strawberries. I think that the two flavors go together …
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Saffron Chicken Wings
5 years ago

Saffron Chicken Wings

A couple of weeks ago while reading my news feed I came across an article that grabbed my attention immediately. The article was about a new documentary which is about …
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Tass Kabob ~ Persian Meat & Potato Stew, Version 2
5 years ago

Tass Kabob ~ Persian Meat & Potato Stew, Version 2

A few years back I posted my very first recipe for Tass Kabob. In the original post I mentioned that there are different ways to make this delicious stew. …
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Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker
5 years ago

Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker

Today’s recipe is one of my favorites! I love Adas Polow, rice with lentils. I find this rice be such a great go to recipe when hosting friends who …
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