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Persian Omelette
8 years ago

Persian Omelette

Have I ever mentioned how much I love breakfast??!! It truly is my favorite meal, the one that I don’t like to skip!! Now let’s move on with today’s recipe.  I decided on the name of today’s recipes after much consideration about the spelling of the title. The American spelling is “Omelet” while the French, from which it originally derives, is “Omelette.” Read More

Leftover Herbs ~ Quick Chopping & Freezing

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In the aftermath of our Norouz party we were left with a lot of left over fresh herbs.  I knew exactly what to do with some of the parsley: Chimichuri, baby! But then I was still left with hell of a lot more parsley, cilantro, dill, chives, and mint.

Instead of just freezing each herb on its own I started to think ahead. I took in consideration future Persian dishes that I am planning on making and the amount of herbs needed for each dish when cooking for the two of us.   Since I had a bit of cilantro and chives left I decided to make a Sabzi Polow mix to be used sometime in the future.

The rest of the herbs I just measured and froze on their own.

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Kuku Sabzi ~ Persian Frittata With Fresh Herbs
9 years ago

Kuku Sabzi ~ Persian Frittata With Fresh Herbs

Today’s post is the last of the recipes for the traditional meal consumed for Norouz.

Kuku Sabzi is by far my most favorite type of kuku.  This dish is …
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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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Koofteh Berenji ~ Persian Meatballs with Rice

Some call them Koftah, others call them Keftah, but we, Persians, call them Koofteh! Today’s  recipe indeed is for Koofteh Berenji, which is meatballs with rice and split peas. …
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3 Delicious Appetizers for Memorial Day Weekend!

Hello Dear PK readers,

We just wanted to wish you all a Happy Memorial Day Weekend. The first long weekend of the summer is here! The Sous Chef and I …
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Lima Bean and Dill Kuku
10 years ago

Lima Bean and Dill Kuku

I am all cuckoo for Kuku (pronounced kookoo)!

I always like saying that about Kuku. For those of you who have not had this particular Persian dish, it is …
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