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Frozen Persian Herbs

By  •  March 12, 2013


The one thing about many of the Iranian soups that is overwhelming, not to mention the Norouz meal itself, is the cleaning and chopping of the herbs. Many people bypass this process by using dried herbs. In recent years Persian markets have been carrying packages of frozen herbs. While these are very convenient and shorten the amount of labor, Read More

Natural Citrus & Spices Air Freshener

By  •  March 22, 2012

Although I absolutely love fish, I absolutely loath the smell that it leave behind when cooked inside the house. Because of this I seldom cook fish indoors; I generally much prefer Read More

Happy Norouz 1391!

By  •  March 19, 2012


Wishing all of you who celebrate Norouz a very happy new year filled with much health, happiness, and success! May 1391 be a fantastic year for all!

MPK Norouz Help Twitter Party

By  •  March 15, 2012

Norouz is officially 4 days away.  I usually get many emails from readers asking me a variety of questions. I am not always super fast when it comes to answering, Read More

Shivid Polow ~ Persian Dill Rice

By  •  January 26, 2012

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

Shrimp Kabob

By  •  January 24, 2012

I personally love seafood. It wasn’t always that way; as a matter of fact I was not a huge fan as a child. But my mom loved seafood and she …
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New Year’s Eve & Day Menu Suggestions

By  •  December 26, 2011

Now that we are only a few days away from the 31st, have you thought about what you are going to make for New Year’s Eve and/or Day? I thought I would suggest some fun Persian recipes for you!!!

Let’s start with some impressive appetizers:

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Food of Life: Interview with Najmieh Batmanglij

By  •  August 11, 2011


I am so excited to finish the Food of Life series with an interview with the author herself Mrs. Batmanglij! It was very exciting to try the three …
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Food of Life: Rice with Shrimp and Fresh Herbs Persian Gulf-Style

By  •  August 2, 2011

In early March Mage Publishers sent over the newly published Food of Life, Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies cookbook by Mrs. Najmieh Batmanglij. I excitedly looked through the book and salivated over the updated recipes from previous editions and the newly added ones. Then I got busy getting ready for all the post related to Norouz and our upcoming yearly Norouz Party followed by life events in general.  Read More

Norouz Mobarak!

By  •  March 20, 2011

Saleh Tahvil, the exact time when we transition from winter into spring,  is only a couple hours away. Today in Los Angeles we are experiencing heavy winds and some rain; kind of hard to believe the first day of spring is upon us weather wise!!! But I am really really really thankful that the weather held up yesterday for our yearly Norouz party. Read More