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Persian Pho with Lamb Broth
9 years ago

Persian Pho with Lamb Broth

A few weeks ago my friend Stephanie was gushing about how much she loves Pho. She then threw a bone my way by suggesting I come up with a Persianized version of Pho. One not to miss a culinary challenge, specifically one that involves one of my favorite types of fusion, I let my creative mind wander.  The first thought that came to my mind was using Reshteh Read More

Ab-Goosht
9 years ago

Ab-Goosht

I could have not possibly written about Iranian winters spent under a Korsi and not mentioned one of the most beloved winter dishes Ab-goosht, which literally translated means meat water.  I have very fond memories of sitting under the Korsi and eating Ab-goosht while outside it snowed.  There are a few different ways in which this dish is spelled: Ab-goosht, Abgoosht, or Abgousht. Some also refer to this dish as Dizi after the traditional dish in which it is made. There are two components to this dish Read More

Asheh Gojeh Farangi ~ Persian Tomato Soup
9 years ago

Asheh Gojeh Farangi ~ Persian Tomato Soup

Last winter my mom and I were talking about which types of Ash, Persian hearty soup, I should make and post.  One of the ashes that she mentioned that I should definitely make because it’s really good was Asheh Gojeh Farangi, Tomato Ash. I shrugged my shoulders Read More

How to Make Turkey Stock
9 years ago

How to Make Turkey Stock

So it is the day after Thanksgiving and you have stripped the turkey of all of its meat and are left with a carcass.  In my last post I mentioned that I like to use every part of my turkey and today’s post is an example of it! Turkey stock is super easy to make with your leftover bones.  I absolutely love love love a homemade stock because Read More

Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup
10 years ago

Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup

Asheh Reshteh is a delicious hearty soup that is part of the Norouz menu.  Reshteh in Farsi means noodles. This soup is made with Persian noodles which are flat, …
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Asheh Mast ~ Persian Herb & Yogurt Soup

One of the Ash, hearty soup, that I fondly remember my grandma making is Asheh Mast.  My grandma was a wonderful cook and everything that she made was simply …
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Persian Chicken Soup

I have been sick since last Tuesday with a sore throat that just won’t give up and take a hike. I rarely get sick and frankly, I hate being …
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Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Soup

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it has been really really hot in Los Angeles.  All I want to do is drink …
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Asheh Anar ~ Pomegranate Soup

It has been way too long since I have posted a recipes. I actually made this soup in February during the cooler months here in Southern California. Unfortunately, I …
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