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Kalbas Skewers & The Perfect Picnic Box
2 months ago

Kalbas Skewers & The Perfect Picnic Box

It is no secret that I love picnics. In the summer time, I particularly enjoy packing a picnic for the outdoors concerts at the Hollywood Bowl and/or at various parks …
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Kuku Goleh Kalam ~ Cauliflower Kuku
9 months ago

Kuku Goleh Kalam ~ Cauliflower Kuku

It’s hard to believe that I began writing this blog eight years ago. Indeed, this week it’s MPK’s 8th anniversary. Last year I was not able to dedicate a lot …
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Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani
10 months ago

Eggplant & Pomegranate Borani

I love yogurt. In fact, there is a tub of yogurt on the top shelf of my fridge on a regular basis. It only makes sense for me to also …
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Pomegranate Hazelnut Crostini
10 months ago

Pomegranate Hazelnut Crostini

I really like serving hors d’oeuvres that fall in the finger food category, so that when my guests are socializing they can easily nosh without the awkwardness of having to …
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Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku
2 years ago

Kuku-ye Baghali ~ Fava Bean Kuku

Spring time is Fava Bean season. I think that fava beans are underused and underestimated. Personally, I find them to be delicious. I usually make my kuku in the traditional …
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Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini
2 years ago

Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini

For the past year I have increased the amount of yogurt that I consume. I have always loved our various types of Borani, vegetables mixed with yogurt. A while back …
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Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese
3 years ago

Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese

Over the Christmas holidays the Sous Chef and I traveled to Belize and Guatemala. During our layover, on our way out of the country, we needed a place for …
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Beet & Feta Cheese Tart
3 years ago

Beet & Feta Cheese Tart

When I recently shared the Cardamom Potatoes recipe, I mentioned that the recipe came from a stack of magazines and books that my sister sent me earlier this year from …
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Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter
3 years ago

Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter

Having this blog has brought many blessing in my life in different forms and shapes. One of said blessing is a greater attention to all things relating to Persian cuisine …
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Mini Zucchini Kuku With Mint & Feta Cheese
4 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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