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Norouz (Persian New Year)

Norouz Mobarak!
2 months 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 months 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 months 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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 …
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