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Norouz (Persian New Year)

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
12 months 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
12 months 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
12 months 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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Video Wednesday

Since this is the month of Norouz, I am going to post Persian New Year related videos for the remainder of the month. In recent years, I have enjoyed the …
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Countdown to Norouz 2014
12 months ago

Countdown to Norouz 2014

March 1st to me always means one thing: the month during which outside of Iran Norouz takes place. For those of us who live in Southern California, or …
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Sabzi Kuku with Dried Herbs
2 years ago

Sabzi Kuku with Dried Herbs

 

I have a theme going on this March with posting traditional Iranian recipes for Norouz that provide shortcuts in order to reduce the amount of preparation time. Today’s recipe is the beloved Sabzi Kuku which is made with prepackaged herbs. I am very fortunate that I live in Los Angeles where there are plenty of Iranian stores Read More

Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup
2 years ago

Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup

I have been meaning to post slow cooker Persian recipes for a while. It is only fit that I begin this series with the one recipe that I make year after year.  In fact, every single year for our Norouz Party I load up my two slow cookers with the ingredients for Asheh Reshteh and let the slow cooker do its magic while I Read More

Fish in Parchment Paper
2 years ago

Fish in Parchment Paper

In light of Norouz I am posting yet another fish recipe. Two years ago I posted the traditional Pan Fried White Fish that Iranians eat for Norouz and last year …
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Mahi Sefeed ~ White Fish
3 years ago

Mahi Sefeed ~ White Fish

Last year I posted a super easy, yet delicious, recipe for Pan Fried White Fish which can be made for Norouz. This year I am featuring my staple recipe that I pretty much make every year for our Norouz Party. In a perfect world Read More

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