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Persian Pho with Lamb Broth
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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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