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Soupeh Jo ~ Persian Barley Soup
6 years ago

Soupeh Jo ~ Persian Barley Soup

I remember loving Soupeh Jo as a child. There is something about the delicate and creamy texture of barley that I have always liked. My mom makes Soupeh Jo in …
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Asheh Kadoo Halvai ~ Butternut Squash Soup
6 years ago

Asheh Kadoo Halvai ~ Butternut Squash Soup

Something very unexpected happened this year for the first time. Unlike every year when I looked forward to pumpkin season and making all kinds of pumpkin relate recipes, this year …
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Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs
7 years ago

Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs

A couple of years ago I posted a recipe for Asheh Kadoo Tambal, Persian Pumpkin Soup. When I came across the recipe a couple years ago, I brought it up …
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MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup
7 years ago

MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup

A few months ago I joined the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) virtual cooking club. It’s been fun discovering recipes from various parts of the Middle East and …
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Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup
9 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 …
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Asheh Kadoo Tanbal ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup
9 years ago

Asheh Kadoo Tanbal ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup

I am amused by how pumpkin is referred to in Farsi. How can you keep a straight face when you say Kadoo Tanbal??!! Kadoo in farsi means zucchini or squash. Tanbal in Farsi means Read More

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Pomegranate Soup
9 years ago

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Pomegranate Soup

I am often asked for Persian recipes that are vegetarian or vegan. I try to oblige as much as I can. Today’s recipe is Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free! Sure the bite size meatballs in the regular Pomegranate Soup are delicious Read More

Asheh Hooboobaat ~ Persian Legume Soup
10 years ago

Asheh Hooboobaat ~ Persian Legume Soup

 

The inspiration for this recipe came from a certain little hole in the wall restaurant that I love to go to in Westwood. They serve this really fabulous vegetarian Ash which hits the spot every time I have it. With the weather being on the cooler side these days in Los Angeles Read More

Persian Chicken Noodle Soup
10 years ago

Persian Chicken Noodle Soup

The weather in LA for the past few days has been gloomy and a bit on the cooler side.  We are officially into the fall season which means soups are back on the menu for us. Growing up chicken soup meant a type of soup that usually had chicken in it as well as some vegetables, pretty much like the recipe for Chicken Soup that I posted Read More

Asheh Jo ~ Hearty Persian Barley Soup
11 years ago

Asheh Jo ~ Hearty Persian Barley Soup

It’s been rather cold everywhere around the glob these past couple of months. It is during this time of the year that I make lots of soups. Some are on the light side, but others, like Persian Ash, are a bit more on the hearty side. To me Asheh Jo is all about comfort food. Read More