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Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese
6 years ago

Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese

I love zucchini fritters, but I find that they are hard to get just right because of the moisture from the actual zucchini. To me Zucchini Fritters are just …
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Nargesi Esfanaj ~ Persian Spinach & Egg
6 years ago

Nargesi Esfanaj ~ Persian Spinach & Egg

Today’s recipe is Nargesi Esfanaj which translated means Narcissus Spinach. This recipe’s name is inspired by the flower Narcissus.

 Specifically, the name is derived from the type of Narcissus …
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Barg-eh Karafs Kuku ~ Celery Leaf Kuku
7 years ago

Barg-eh Karafs Kuku ~ Celery Leaf Kuku

I know, this one is unusual; I totally agree.  But it still created a lot of buzz yesterday on MPK’s Facebook Fan Page! It was a lot of fun to read all the guesses in the comments based on the picture that I posted. Read More

Asheh Kadoo Tanbal ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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

Guacamole With Feta Cheese
7 years ago

Guacamole With Feta Cheese

A while back we were invited to a friend’s house for a potluck. One of our friends brought an Avocado Salsa with chips. I immediately had to have some …
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Watermelon Bowl
7 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

Potato Kuku
7 years ago

Potato Kuku

Now that the whole rush to get ready for Norouz is over and done with, it’s time to think about what type of delicious dishes we need to prepare …
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