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Haji Firouz Decorated Eggs
2 years ago

Haji Firouz Decorated Eggs

Last year my mom asked me if I had decorated my Norouz eggs to look like Haji Firouz. Of course, my answer was no, because frankly, I had not really …
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Video Wednesday
2 years ago

Video Wednesday

This video is still one of my favorite Norouz related cartoons.

Today’s video’s title is Nowruz and Persian New Year انیمیشن شاد درباره نوروز و هفت سین. It is produced by …
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Norouz Mobarak!
3 years ago

Norouz Mobarak!

Today at exactly 2:15am Tehran time we transition into spring. Since I live in Los Angeles I will be sitting at my Sofreh Haft Seen at 3:45pm Los Angeles …
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Chaharshanbeh Souri 2015
3 years ago

Chaharshanbeh Souri 2015

Tonight is Chaharshanbeh Souri, the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian calendar. Tonight many people in Iran and all the Iranians around the world will celebrate the end …
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Ghezel Ala ba Narenj ~ Trout with Bitter Orange
3 years ago

Ghezel Ala ba Narenj ~ Trout with Bitter Orange

Norouz is only a few days away! Today’s post is part childhood memories, part recipe, and part sharing Norouz related recipes by a group of Persian food bloggers! Well let’s …
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Vegetarian Salad Olivieh
4 years ago

Vegetarian Salad Olivieh

I often receive emails from readers who ask me to post the vegetarian version of regular a Persian recipe. Today’s recipe is a meatless version of one of my most …
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It’s 1393! Norouz Mobarak!

The wait for Norouz is finally over! We have officially left behind winter and entered into spring. I have had a crazy a few weeks and managed to get sick …
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Video Wednesday

Today’s Video Wednesday touches a few themes even though it’s pretty short. The first is the arrival of Norouz and how merchants hope that it will provide a rise in …
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MPK Sweet & Sour Chaharshanbeh Souri Ajil
4 years ago

MPK Sweet & Sour Chaharshanbeh Souri Ajil

Tonight is Chaharshanbeh Souri! Yap! It finally is the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian New Year!

It’s time to built small bonfires and jump over them to …
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Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig
4 years ago

Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig

Some times in the name of creativity we need to challenger ourselves. This Sabzi Polow Mahi Tahdig is impressive visually and much to those who doubted my sanity it’s pretty …
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