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Snacks

MPK Ajil
10 years ago

MPK Ajil

One of my favorite snacks to have is Ajil, also dubbed as Persian Trail Mix by the Sous Chef. It’s one thing to have pre-made Ajil and excitingly discover all the different ingredients that the person who made it put together. However, it’s a whole lot more exciting when you make your own Ajil. I will admit that I have been so enamored with Jordan Market’s mixed Ajil for so long that I never needed to make it myself. But then something happened Read More

Madar Biscuits
11 years ago

Madar Biscuits

The other day I was at my local Persian market doing some shopping. I had just finished my shopping transaction and was on my way out of the door when from the corner of my left eye I noticed a childhood treat sitting casually on a shelf next to the door.  Madar Biscuits! Madar in Farsi means mother. Oh  My! I had not seen these cookies since I left Iran 25 years ago!!  Read More

Kalbas ~ Persian Mortadella
11 years ago

Kalbas ~ Persian Mortadella

It’s practicably impossible for me to talk about Kalbas and not talk about Amoo Manuchehr, the person who introduced me to Persian Mortadella!

Amoo Manuchehr was …
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Lavashak ~ Persian Fruit Roll
11 years ago

Lavashak ~ Persian Fruit Roll

This week’s theme for Summer Fest 2010 is stone fruit. Read More

Cucumber, Feta, & Walnut
11 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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Sekanjebin with Lettuce
11 years ago

Sekanjebin with Lettuce

On Monday I posted about Sekanjebin the drink and today I am posting another way in which we Iranians like to make use of Sekanjebin.  Read More

Feta Cheese with Bread & Watermelon
11 years ago

Feta Cheese with Bread & Watermelon

Has anyone had Noon-o Panir-o Hendooneh? Or Hendevaneh, if you want to be proper! I was introduced to this delicious combination in my teenage years! My first thought was, “What??? …
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Shabeh Yalda & Ajil ~ Winter Solstice & Persian Trail Mix
12 years ago

Shabeh Yalda & Ajil ~ Winter Solstice & Persian Trail Mix

I have fond memories of the winters in Tehran.  Each of the four seasons were beautiful in Tehran for me, but the falling of the leaves in autumn was …
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