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Koofteh Somagh ~ Persian Rice Meatballs with Sumac
5 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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MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup
5 years ago

MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup

A few months ago I joined the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) virtual cooking club. It’s been fun discovering recipes from various parts of the Middle East and …
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Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice
5 years ago

Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice

We have officially entered the Fall Season. But in my neck of the woods it does not feel like Fall, at all. I am serious when I say that I …
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MENA Cooking Club: Kadoo Dolmeh ~ Persian Stuffed Squash

I was recently invited to participate in a virtual monthly cooking club called: Middle Easter & North African Cooking Club. Considering my love of food, this w

as certainly …
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Persian Rice Salad
5 years ago

Persian Rice Salad

A few weeks ago I read one of Russ Parsons’ articles in the LA Times about how Rice Salads have gone out of style in recent years. I have …
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Khoresht Rivas ~ Persian Rhubarb Stew
5 years ago

Khoresht Rivas ~ Persian Rhubarb Stew

 

Rhubarb is one of those types of vegetables that generally go under the radar. Generally speaking most people, when they think about Rhubarb recipes, the first thought that …
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Kalam Polow Ghermez ~ Persian Cabbage Rice with Tomato Sauce
5 years ago

Kalam Polow Ghermez ~ Persian Cabbage Rice with Tomato Sauce

In my post for Kalam Polow Shirazi I shared that my relationship with cabbage was developed in my adulthood and that growing up I was not a fan. During that …
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Vegetarian Salad Olivieh
5 years ago

Vegetarian Salad Olivieh

I often receive emails from readers who ask me to post the vegetarian version of regular a Persian recipe. Today’s recipe is a meatless version of one of my most …
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Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig
5 years ago

Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig

Some times in the name of creativity we need to challenger ourselves. This Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig is impressive visually and much to those who doubted my sanity it’s pretty …
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Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie
5 years ago

Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie

In the days leading up to Norouz traditionally Iranians spend countless hours preparing for the arrival of the new year. During this time many homemade cookies are baked to offer …
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