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Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Soup

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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Sharbateh Albaloo ~ Persian Sour Cherry Drink

One of my most favorite Persian drinks is Sharbateh Albaloo.  It is the most delicious and refreshing juice ever.  I have very fond memories of …
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4th of July

Hello folks!

Happy 4th of July! I hope you all are going to have lovely day filled with much laughter, good company, and good food!

Here are some cooking suggestions …
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Jujeh Kabob ~ Persian Chicken Kabob – Part 2: Cooking

Yesterday’s post covered the most important step in making Persian Chicken Kabob which is marinading. Today I am going to show you how to cook it.  It is a …
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Jujeh Kabob ~ Persian Chicken Kabob – Part 1: Marinading

Do you say Kebab or Kabob? We Persians say Kabob, where the first vowel, the letter “a”  is pronounced /æ/ and the second vowel, the letter “o” is pronounced …
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Lamb Shank

I like lamb shanks, so long as they 1) don’t smell and 2) they are not dry.  I was inspired to make lamb shank because a couple …
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Baghali Polow ~ Persian Rice with Fava Beans

Let me start this post by saying that I have always had trouble with making rice that is mixed with anything.  I have always found that making …
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Persian Rice Cooking Method
13 years ago

Persian Rice Cooking Method

Last week before we took off to go to Seattle for our friend’s graduation I decided to make Baghali Polow, rice with fava beans and dill, because I had …
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Pita Chips With Sea Salt & Pepper
13 years ago

Pita Chips With Sea Salt & Pepper

My last post featured Mast-o-musir, and if you look at the picture you will notice that I serve mine with pita chips.  Because I was ever so ambitious that …
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Mast-o-Musir ~ Persian Dip With Yogurt & Shallots
13 years ago

Mast-o-Musir ~ Persian Dip With Yogurt & Shallots

Today’s newest recipe post is one of The Sous Chef’s favorites: Mast-o-musir, which is a delicious combination of Lebni and shallots. Must-o-musir literally means yogurt and shallots in Farsi.


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