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Kuku Goleh Kalam ~ Cauliflower Kuku
11 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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Kalam Polow Ba Zafaran ~ Cabbage Rice With Saffron
2 years ago

Kalam Polow Ba Zafaran ~ Cabbage Rice With Saffron

A couple of weeks ago I was leafing though my Rosa Mortazami cookbook looking for recipe inspiration. I came across her version of Kalam Polow. One thing that never seizes …
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Flourless Chocolate Cardamom Cake
2 years ago

Flourless Chocolate Cardamom Cake

If you are gluten free or don’t eat flour, then you will love this chocolate cake. I have been wanting to share this recipe on my blog since I first made …
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MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice
3 years ago

MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice

The December challenge for the Middle Easter & North African Cooking Club (MENA) comes to us from this month’s host who is Maryam Culinary Wonders. This month the cooking focuses on …
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Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes
3 years ago

Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes

I can’t believe that next week it’s already Thanksgiving here in the US. Today’s recipe is a perfect side dish for your turkey or your favorite protein any day, for …
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Pomegranate Jelly
3 years ago

Pomegranate Jelly

I can’t believe another year of Pomegranate Week has come to an end. Considering the amount of pomegranates I have consumed in the past two weeks while working on these …
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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip
3 years ago

Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip

I am so excited to bring to you once again my yearly Pomegranate Week! Today’s recipe is the first for this year’s Pomegranate Week 2014 recipes. Zeytoon Parvardeh is …
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Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers
3 years ago

Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers

In light of today being Halloween I thought I’d post a fun and healthy snack idea. I have been eating a lot of vegetables with yogurt or hummus as …
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Khoresht Haveej ~ Persian Carrot Stew
3 years ago

Khoresht Haveej ~ Persian Carrot Stew

Today’s recipe is Khoresht Haveej, a Persian stew that is made with carrots and prunes. I always associate Persian recipes made with prunes to fall or winter dishes. To me prunes …
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Koofteh Somagh ~ Persian Rice Meatballs with Sumac
3 years ago

Koofteh Somagh ~ Persian Rice Meatballs with Sumac

I have been wanting to make this recipe for a while to post on MPK. Neither my mom or I had ever heard about Koofteh Somagh before I pointed …
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