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Tahdig with Lavash

Have I ever told you how much I love Tahdig? I do, I really really REALLY DO! And you know what I do? I don’t know why, but most …
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Saffron ~ The Beloved Jewel of Persian Cuisine

Saffron is used pretty extensively in Persian Cuisine. I love the smell of it and the beautiful deep yellow color that it gives rice as well as its delicate …
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Cooking Rice for Polow

You wonder what the difference between Chelow and Polow is? The difference is huge! Chelow is simply white rice which is usually made along with Khoresht, stew.  Polow is rice …
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Caviar
13 years ago

Caviar

Who likes Caviar? I do!

I am fully aware that Caviar grosses out many people, because they tell me all the time.  I was introduced to it at a …
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Reshteh Polow ~ Persian Rice with Noodles
13 years ago

Reshteh Polow ~ Persian Rice with Noodles

You wonder what “Reshteh means in Farsi? It means thin flat Persian  noodles.

Those of you who are fans over at  My Persian Kitchen’s Facebook Fan Page may have …
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How to Sliver and Remove Bitterness from Orange Peel

There are a few dishes in the Persian Cuisine where orange peel is used. I love the taste of orange peel, even more so when it is covered in …
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Sugar Cookies

As I mentioned in my last post, December 22nd is my mom’s birthday. I thought I would get a little artistic for her birthday post!

Here is my …
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Shabeh Yalda & Ajil ~ Winter Solstice & Persian Trail Mix
13 years ago

Shabeh Yalda & Ajil ~ Winter Solstice & Persian Trail Mix

I have fond memories of the winters in Tehran.  Each of the four seasons were beautiful in Tehran for me, but the falling of the leaves in autumn was …
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Bûche de Noël ~ Yule Log or Christmas Cake Shaped Like a Log

You may wonder what the heck does Bûche de Noël has anything to do with Persian food. I would wonder that too if I were you, but I have …
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Khoresht Kadoo ~ Persian Zucchini Stew
13 years ago

Khoresht Kadoo ~ Persian Zucchini Stew

Before I begin this post, I want to make a little announcement. A while back Eric, one of the loyal readers, asked me for recipes that feed one to …
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