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Cornucopia with Kuku Sabzi & Roasted Vegetables
6 years ago

Cornucopia with Kuku Sabzi & Roasted Vegetables

Last week I posted my Stuffed Turkey Breast recipe which is what I am planning on making this year for Thanksgiving. Today I am posting the vegetarian entree that …
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Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll
6 years ago

Lavashak Anar ~ Pomegranate Fruit Roll

For the second recipe of Pomegranate Week 2013 I have a great addition to the MPK recipe bank! Yes indeed, what you see above is Lavashak AND it is Pomegranate …
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Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices
6 years ago

Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices

A few months back I came across a Persian cooking video that left an impression and I could not get it out of my head. I was so impressed with …
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Video Wednesday

I came across this video a few months back and laughed out loud for the humorous way the scenarios are presented. Truly though, I was laughing because the Tarof scenarios …
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Video Wednesday

Today’s documentary features both Iranian and international street food in the city of Tehran. When I lived in Iran there were very few non-Iranian restaurants. Based on this short video it seems that there are a variety of international food choices. Seeing the traditional Persian street food such as Beets and warm Fava Beans brought back so many fond memories Read More

Video Wednesday

Today’s video is a documentary which features cooks in a school cafeteria Read More

Video Wednesday

Every so often, I get lost in the bottomless hole of internet videos. Yes, I admit it; I watch one video, then a suggestion pops up that triggers my interest…. Sometimes videos are like potato chips, you can’t just have one and move on, you keep on reaching for more. Often times I come across videos that I think that MPK readers might find just as interesting and entertaining as I do.

So I am introducing something new as of this week: Video Wednesday! Today’s video Read More

Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup
6 years ago

Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup

I have been meaning to post slow cooker Persian recipes for a while. It is only fit that I begin this series with the one recipe that I make …
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Watermelon & Pistachio Salad
7 years ago

Watermelon & Pistachio Salad

Once a week I teach three classes in a row starting at 8am and going until 10pm. After the first class I have to commute to a different side of town which leaves me with about half hour to grab a bit to eat. Sometimes I get bored of my usual homemade Turkey Breast sandwich Read More

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Pomegranate Soup
7 years ago

Vegetarian/Vegan/Gluten Free Pomegranate Soup

I am often asked for Persian recipes that are vegetarian or vegan. I try to oblige as much as I can. Today’s recipe is Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free! Sure the bite size meatballs in the regular Pomegranate Soup are delicious Read More