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Norouz (Persian New Year)

Mahi-ye Doodi ~ Smoked White Fish
1 month ago

Mahi-ye Doodi ~ Smoked White Fish

Norouz, the Persian New Year, is next week. Therefore, it is time to start getting ready by preparing the traditional new year menu. In the past I have posted various …
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Video Wednesday
2 months ago

Video Wednesday

It is March and Norouz preparation is in full swing. But what does really Norouz means and why is it celebrated? Today’s video explains how Iranians prepare for the New …
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Mung Bean Sabzeh
2 months ago

Mung Bean Sabzeh

Spring is just around the corner, which means for us Iranians it’s time to get ready for Norouz. So far I have posted directions on how to grow wheat and …
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Paneer-o Sabzi-o Gherdoo ~ Feta Cheese, Herbs, & Walnut Dip
1 year 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!
1 year 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
1 year 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!
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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