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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

Spinach & Feta Cheese Dip
10 years ago

Spinach & Feta Cheese Dip

A few months back the Sous Chef and his buddies went to Zion, Utah, for a little canyoneering trip. When he came back, he shared that he and his …
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Shivid Polow ~ Persian Dill Rice

It was love at first bite when I first tried Shivid Polow, Persian Dill rice. I love dill very much but sometimes it’s a hard to use sometimes because it has a stronger flavor compared to other herbs used in Persian cuisine Read More

Beet & Yogurt Hors d’oeuvre
10 years ago

Beet & Yogurt Hors d’oeuvre

For the past couple of Decembers I have salivated gone through Mrs. Montazemih’s Hors d’oeuvre section of her cookbook looking for appetizer inspiration. The other day I landed upon various …
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Date Stuffed With Feta Cheese
10 years ago

Date Stuffed With Feta Cheese

It’s December which means people host or go to Holiday Parties left and right.  It’s always nice to have a few good recipes on hand that are easy and …
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Twice Baked Yams with Feta & Walnut
10 years ago

Twice Baked Yams with Feta & Walnut

I can’t say that I liked the taste of yams at first bite, in fact I became fond of them slowly through the years.  The reason  why I was not particularly enthusiastic about them was because I only saw them prepared on Thanksgiving day and generally they were too sweet for my taste because of all the sugar that Read More

Purée ~ Mashed Potatoes
10 years ago

Purée ~ Mashed Potatoes

Well folks it’s November 1st. For those of us who live in the United States this means that Thanksgiving is only 23 days away! Just like last year, and the year before, I will be posting recipes that can be made for Thanksgiving day.  This year I have a couple of side dishes in mind and Read More

Potatoes With Pomegranate
10 years ago

Potatoes With Pomegranate

It’s that time of the year again! Yes, pomegranates are in season which means it’s time for Pomegranate Week here on MPK! I can hardly believe that this is the third year that I am featuring Pom Week!!!!!!! Read More

Tomato, Basil, and Feta Salad
10 years ago

Tomato, Basil, and Feta Salad

The tomato plant that I have in my garden is full of tomatoes. I can’t even begin to tell you how exciting it is to have home grown tomatoes!!! …
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Persian Omelette
10 years ago

Persian Omelette

Have I ever mentioned how much I love breakfast??!! It truly is my favorite meal, the one that I don’t like to skip!! Now let’s move on with today’s recipe.  I decided on the name of today’s recipes after much consideration about the spelling of the title. The American spelling is “Omelet” while the French, from which it originally derives, is “Omelette.” Read More