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Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Dip

By  •  March 30, 2010

Mast-o-khiar is such an easy and quick dip to make.  Literally translated the name of this dip means yogurt and cucumber.  It is one of the staples at Persian …
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Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Soup

By  •  July 30, 2009

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it has been really really hot in Los Angeles.  All I want to do is drink …
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Cucumber Dip

By  •  February 5, 2016

Superbowl is in a couple of days; as usual all I am looking forward to is the commercials, the food, and of course half time. So it only makes sense …
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Some Persian Recipes For 4th of July

By  •  June 30, 2015

Fourth of July is right around the corner, so I thought I would post a collection of delicious Persian dishes that can be added to your BBQ feast!

Here are …
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Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice

By  •  October 9, 2014

We have officially entered the Fall Season. But in my neck of the woods it does not feel like Fall, at all. I am serious when I say that I …
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Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice

By  •  November 5, 2013

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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Some Persian Dips for Super Bowl Sunday!

By  •  February 2, 2012

Since my last post, all I have been thinking about is dips. Since Super Bowl Sunday is just a few days away, I thought I’d post some delicious Persian dips for you to make for everyone to enjoy. Now, let me be honest. I am not a  football fan, in fact, I could totally careless about it. I am also going to be honest and tell you that I have no idea who is playing. But I will tell you Read More

Sandwich-e Kalbas ~ Persian Mortadella Sandwich

By  •  August 23, 2011

I have previously professed my absolute love for Kalbas, Persian Mortadella. There is nothing like a delicious Kalbas Sandwich. It’s the perfect simple lunch or dinner.  It’s even more perfect when Read More

Estamboli or Eslamboli Polow ~ Persian Tomato Rice

By  •  October 26, 2010

For some reason I thought the name of this polow was Estamboli Polow. But when we were looking through Madam Montazemi’s cookbook we discovered that it’s spelled in a different way.  I should clarify who “we” is by the way, it’s my mom and me!!! My mom flew in a couple of weeks ago and things have been rather busy around here.  A couple of the readers had requested Estamboli Polow or Eslamboli Polow so my mom and I Read More

Some Persian Dishes for Labor Day ~ Part 1

By  •  September 1, 2010

In light of Labor’s Day coming up this weekend I thought I would do a post about some delish Persian dishes that can be added to your feast.

Today I will cover some appetizers and side dishes.

Borani Esfanaj! A healthy dip made with yogurt and spinach. Read More