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Persianizing (Persian Fusion)

Pomegranate Granita
9 years ago

Pomegranate Granita

Today’s post concludes not only Pomegranate Week 2010 but also all the fabulous recipes made for the POM Wonderful Dinner Party.  Today I present to you Pomegranate Granita. You will be amazed at how easy it is to make this dessert, you don’t even need an ice-cream maker for it!! When I first started thinking about what type of dessert to make, I knew I wanted to take a traditional Persian dessert and add a little modern twist to it. Read More

Rice with Pistachio & Pomegranate Arils
9 years ago

Rice with Pistachio & Pomegranate Arils

Continuing with Pomegranate Week 2010 here is a fabulous rice recipe! For the POM Wonderful Dinner Party I definitely wanted to make a meal that was inspired by Persian flavors. I went through my cookbooks for inspiration and much to my delight I found a recipe that got my creative juices going.  What I ended up with was a delicious rice steamed with spices and cilantro topped with pistachios and pomegranates! YUM! Read More

Persian Burger
9 years ago

Persian Burger

Last Sunday I participated in a Burger Challenger put together by one of the two cooking groups that I belong to.  Those of you that follow MPK on Facebook already have heard the buzz. Thank you all for your kind comments! Wow what an exciting that it was!

So finally here it is, a recap of the events and how the burger came together! Read More

Iced Tea with Rose Syrup
9 years ago

Iced Tea with Rose Syrup

Let me begin by saying that this post is dedicated to my friend Mr. Hamid. Read More

Cucumber, Feta, & Walnut
9 years ago

Cucumber, Feta, & Walnut

Last summer I had the opportunity to participate and contribute to Summer Fest, a fun cross blog event which celebrates peak harvest season. A couple of days ago Margaret Roach …
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Watermelon & Feta Cheese Salad
9 years ago

Watermelon & Feta Cheese Salad

A couple of years ago I came across a recipe in a food magazine for a watermelon and Feta Cheese salad.  At first I was all intrigued until Read More

Roasted Cornish Hens with Saffron
9 years ago

Roasted Cornish Hens with Saffron

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I always look for different ways in which I can serve chicken along with my rice dishes.  I have posted a few great chicken recipes here: Braised Chicken Thighs with Bay Leaf, Mitra’s Sunshine Chicken, and Chicken with Sour Cherry Syrup.  Cornish Hens, also known as Poussin are yet another option which I love. They are a great alternative to regular sized chicken. Read More

Brie en Croûte With Pistachios & Almonds
9 years ago

Brie en Croûte With Pistachios & Almonds

I have been wanting to make Baked Brie for years.  Brie happens to be one of my favorite cheeses and I was immediately intrigued by the fact that it …
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Brussels Sprouts Persian Style

Hello Folks! I have some exciting news to share. Today’s post comes to you by the one and only: The …
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Rice Stuffing

Persian Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Recipe 2

I present to you the second side dish for this year’s Thanksgiving.  The inspiration for this stuffing came from a couple of different …
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