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Norouz (Persian New Year)

Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip
5 months ago

Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip

Today is Sizdeh Bedar, the thirteen day of the Persian New Year. Customarily, Iranians pack up a picnic and spend the day outdoors enjoying some fresh air and nature. When …
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Norouz Mobarak!
5 months ago

Norouz Mobarak!

Wishing my beloved readers a very and joyous Norouz! May your 1395 be filled with much happiness and blessings!

Much love, Sanam

Haji Firouz Decorated Eggs
5 months ago

Haji Firouz Decorated Eggs

Last year my mom asked me if I had decorated my Norouz eggs to look like Haji Firouz. Of course, my answer was no, because frankly, I had not really …
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Norouz Mobarak!
1 year ago

Norouz Mobarak!

Today at exactly 2:15am Tehran time we transition into spring. Since I live in Los Angeles I will be sitting at my Sofreh Haft Seen at 3:45pm Los Angeles …
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Chaharshanbeh Souri 2015
1 year ago

Chaharshanbeh Souri 2015

Tonight is Chaharshanbeh Souri, the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian calendar. Tonight many people in Iran and all the Iranians around the world will celebrate the end …
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Ghezel Ala ba Narenj ~ Trout with Bitter Orange
1 year ago

Ghezel Ala ba Narenj ~ Trout with Bitter Orange

Norouz is only a few days away! Today’s post is part childhood memories, part recipe, and part sharing Norouz related recipes by a group of Persian food bloggers! Well let’s …
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It’s 1393! Norouz Mobarak!

The wait for Norouz is finally over! We have officially left behind winter and entered into spring. I have had a crazy a few weeks and managed to get sick …
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MPK Sweet & Sour Chaharshanbeh Souri Ajil
2 years ago

MPK Sweet & Sour Chaharshanbeh Souri Ajil

Tonight is Chaharshanbeh Souri! Yap! It finally is the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian New Year!

It’s time to built small bonfires and jump over them to …
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Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig
2 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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Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie
2 years ago

Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie

In the days leading up to Norouz traditionally Iranians spend countless hours preparing for the arrival of the new year. During this time many homemade cookies are baked to offer …
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