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MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice
4 months ago

MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice

The December challenge for the Middle Easter & North African Cooking Club (MENA) comes to us from this month’s host who is Maryam Culinary Wonders. This month the cooking focuses on …
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Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs
4 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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Video Wednesday

In light of Thanksgiving in the US being next week, I thought this video is opportune to post today. Here is a Persian lady instructing the viewers on how to …
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MENA Cooking Club: Reshteh Polow
5 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
5 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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Pomegranate Cheesecake
5 months ago

Pomegranate Cheesecake

It’s safe to say that Cheesecake was an acquired taste for me. When I first moved to the United States I was introduced to a few types of American food …
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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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Anthony Bourdain and Persian Cuisine
5 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
5 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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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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