As a Foodbuzz Feature Publisher I get emails regularly about fun foodie competitions and contests to participate in. The other day I received an email featuring Barilla’s Tortellini. Sometimes creating a recipe with a Persian twist with some of the products is hard, but this one? This I had to part take in!!! Barilla and I go way back
Last week I posted a kid friendly Persian recipe in support of Make Time for Change campaign. I was very happy with the positive feedback that I got for the Koofteh Ghel Gheli with Carrot and Potatoes! Today I am posting a second fun recipe that can easily be made with your children! Today’s recipe is Orange Chicken and
I was asked to come up with a recipe for a vegetarian version of Persian Kotlet a while back. For me it was a welcome challenge as having been a pesco-vegetarian in the past one of the dishes that I missed was Kotlet. I actually once made it with fake ground beef, the results were not bad at all. However,
I could have not possibly written about Iranian winters spent under a Korsi and not mentioned one of the most beloved winter dishes Ab-goosht, which literally translated means meat water. I have very fond memories of sitting under the Korsi and eating Ab-goosht while outside it snowed. There are a few different ways in which this dish is spelled: Ab-goosht, Abgoosht, or Abgousht. Some also refer to this dish as Dizi after the traditional dish in which it is made. There are two components to this dish
A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Kathy, one the readers. She was inquiring about Gigot and how she should go about making it. I immediately called my mom, the roast expert, and asked for the recipe as I had never made lamb roast before. I have to tell you I love roast, always have, always will. All the credit for this love affair goes to
Last year one of my mom’s cousins, Nilou, told me that she was going to send me a few of her mother’s recipes for me to post on MPK. A few months back my cousin Cyrus came to the US from Switzerland for visit. He brought along an envelop from his mother and inside of it were copies of his grandmother’s recipes.
So here I was with a few new family recipes written in Farsi and unable to read them because my Farsi is not good enough to read calligraphy. Since my mom is here now, I have taken the opportunity to have her read them for me.