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Countdown to Norouz 2014
6 years ago

Countdown to Norouz 2014

March 1st to me always means one thing: the month during which outside of Iran Norouz takes place. For those of us who live in Southern California, or …
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Chaharshanbeh Souri is This Evening!
7 years ago

Chaharshanbeh Souri is This Evening!

This evening is not only the last night of winter, as tomorrow is the Spring Equinox, but it is also Chaharshanbeh Souri, which is the eve of the last …
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Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup
7 years ago

Slow Cooker Asheh Reshteh ~ Persian Noodle Soup

I have been meaning to post slow cooker Persian recipes for a while. It is only fit that I begin this series with the one recipe that I make …
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Frozen Persian Herbs
7 years ago

Frozen Persian Herbs

 

The one thing about many of the Iranian soups that is overwhelming, not to mention the Norouz meal itself, is the cleaning and chopping of the herbs. Many people bypass this process by using dried herbs. In recent years Persian markets have been carrying packages of frozen herbs. While these are very convenient and shorten the amount of labor, Read More

Mahi Sefeed ~ White Fish
8 years ago

Mahi Sefeed ~ White Fish

Last year I posted a super easy, yet delicious, recipe for Pan Fried White Fish which can be made for Norouz. This year I am featuring my staple recipe that I pretty much make every year for our Norouz Party. In a perfect world Read More

Pomegranate Ice-Cream
8 years ago

Pomegranate Ice-Cream

A couple of weeks ago when I was planning Pomegranate Week 2011 I turned to my new cookbook that the Sous Chef, also known as “Ice-Cream Moster,” gifted me recently.  It didn’t have a pomegranate ice-cream recipe so I turned to the internet. The first recipe that caught my eye Read More

Lentil Sabzeh
9 years ago

Lentil Sabzeh

Last year I posted how to grow Sabzeh, Norouz Sprouts, with unpelted wheat. This year I am posting how to do the same with lentils! Read More

Sofreh Haft Seen ~ The 7 “S” of Norouz Spread
10 years ago

Sofreh Haft Seen ~ The 7 “S” of Norouz Spread

I finally set up my Haft Seen yesterday. I was waiting for the gold fish to hit the Persian stores.  My Haft Seens have been slightly different every year …
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Kuku Sabzi ~ Persian Frittata With Fresh Herbs
10 years ago

Kuku Sabzi ~ Persian Frittata With Fresh Herbs

Today’s post is the last of the recipes for the traditional meal consumed for Norouz.

Kuku Sabzi is by far my most favorite type of kuku.  This dish is …
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Sabzi Polow Mahi ~ Persian Herbed Rice with Fish
10 years ago

Sabzi Polow Mahi ~ Persian Herbed Rice with Fish

Norouz is only a few days away folks! Today’s post showcases yet another dish that it traditionally consumed for the Persian new year.  Last week I posted Reshteh Polow …
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