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Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll
9 years ago

Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll

For the second recipe of Pomegranate Week 2013 I have a great addition to the MPK recipe bank! Yes indeed, what you see above is Lavashak AND it is Pomegranate …
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Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad
9 years ago

Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad

Over the summer the Sous Chef and I had a meeting that ran a little longer than expected. By the time we left the meeting we were both super hungry. …
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Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice
9 years ago

Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice

About a year ago I saw a blurb in the Backpacker Magazine about scenic hikes that have wine tasting opportunities near by. One of the three suggested hikes so …
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Zeereh Polow ~ Persian Rice With Cumin Seeds
9 years ago

Zeereh Polow ~ Persian Rice With Cumin Seeds

Persian rice with cumin seeds might come across a bit unusual to some. I was introduced to this polow, Persian mixed rice, during my teenage years. I promise you that …
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Asheh Kadoo Tanbal ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup
10 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

Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing
10 years ago

Eggplant With Pomegranate & Mint Dressing

Today I present to you the 3rd and last pomegranate recipe of this year’s Pomegranate Week! If you are an eggplant and/or pomegranate lover, then you will love my …
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Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Pomegranate Soup
10 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

Cucumber & Pomegranate Salad
10 years ago

Cucumber & Pomegranate Salad

Guess what this week is on MPK??!! Does the picture above give it away??!! Indeed, it’s Pomegranate Week 2012! I can’t believe this is the fourth year that I am posting recipes for Pomegranate Week! The first recipe this year is a simple, yet deliciously Read More

Watermelon Bowl
10 years ago

Watermelon Bowl

Nothing says summer to me more than the abundance of watermelon, cantaloupes, and stone fruit that are around this time of the year. A few weeks ago I was engaging in my new favorite pass time… 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