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Snacks

MPK Ajil
8 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
9 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
9 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
9 years ago

Lavashak ~ Persian Fruit Roll

This week’s theme for Summer Fest 2010 is stone fruit. 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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Sekanjebin with Lettuce
9 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
9 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
10 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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