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Sabzi ~ Persian Fresh Herbs

I was introduced to Sabzi as a child when I lived in Iran. Dare I say, it is a given that I love it and don’t find it to …
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Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew
10 years ago

Khoresht Fesenjan ~ Persian Pomegranate and Walnut Stew

I think it is only logical for me to conclude the posts for “Pomegranate Week” with one of the most delicious and intriguing Persian dishes: Khoresht Fesenjan.

I can’t …
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Persians’ Love Affair With Pomegranate

It is safe to say that Persians LOVE Anar, pomegranate. There are no ifs, and, or buts about it.  I always looked forward to fall for a couple of …
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Fresh Pistachios

Wanna learn a word in Farsi? Peste, which means Pistachio. I have never seen a pistachio tree in person. I think the picture above is so pretty.

I can honestly …
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Persian Rice Cooking Method with Rice Cooker
10 years ago

Persian Rice Cooking Method with Rice Cooker

A few months back I wrote about Persian Rice Cooking Method, which is done on the stove.  In a past post I have also talked about the difference between …
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Limoo Shirin ~ Sweet Persian Lemon

The subject of today’s post is one of the few reasons why I love living in Los Angeles, where Persian stores are abundant and Persian groceries are easy to …
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Dolmeh: Kadoo ~ Persian Stuffed Squash II – Vegetarian

One of my goals for this website is to show how versatile Persian food can be. Having been a vegetarian in the past, I am all about posting vegetarian …
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Balal ~ Corn, The Persian Way
10 years ago

Balal ~ Corn, The Persian Way

In light of this long weekend I have yet another recipe to share with you all that can be a nice addition to your BBQ or gathering this weekend. …
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Albaloo Polow ~ Persian Rice with Sour Cherries

A couple of weeks ago I was very bummed to find out that I had missed the Sour Cherry season where you actually get to go and pick them …
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Baghali Polow ~ Persian Rice with Fava Beans

Let me start this post by saying that I have always had trouble with making rice that is mixed with anything.  I have always found that making …
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