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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip
5 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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Anthony Bourdain and Persian Cuisine
5 years 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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Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers
5 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
5 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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Video Wednesday

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Source: Iran Review

 

In light of last week’s post about Mehregan, today’s video is about the historical background of what this festival is and how it began

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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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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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Persian Breakfast: Feta & Watermelon
5 years ago

Persian Breakfast: Feta & Watermelon

About three weeks ago I finally had the opportunity to connect in real life with one of my favorite Persian bloggers who I came to know through Instagram a while …
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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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