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Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter
5 months ago

Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter

Having this blog has brought many blessing in my life in different forms and shapes. One of said blessing is a greater attention to all things relating to Persian cuisine …
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Video Wednesday

I love coming across Persian cooking videos. I also love coming across modern variations to our popular dishes! Today’s video is just that. I am totally intrigued by Nilo’s variation …
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Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs
6 months ago

Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs

A couple of years ago I posted a recipe for Asheh Kadoo Tambal, Persian Pumpkin Soup. When I came across the recipe a couple years ago, I brought it up …
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Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes
6 months 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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MENA Cooking Club: Reshteh Polow
7 months ago

MENA Cooking Club: Reshteh Polow

This month’s featured country for the MENA Cooking Club is Iran! Yes! How exciting is that! The three recipes that I submitted were Reshteh Polow, Asheh Mast, Yogurt Soup, and …
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Pomegranate Jelly
7 months 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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Video Wednesday

A couple of years ago there was a Pomegranate Festival in Iran and delegates from different countries were invited to attend. I was impressed by the beautiful art featured in …
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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip
7 months 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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Anthony Bourdain and Persian Cuisine
7 months ago

Anthony Bourdain and Persian Cuisine

The very first time I saw Anthony Bourdain post a picture of his recent travel to Iran I first looked at the picture in complete disbelief and then I …
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Khoresht Haveej ~ Persian Carrot Stew
7 months 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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