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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
5 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
5 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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Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie
5 years ago

Naan Gerdooee ~ Persian Walnut Cookie

In the days leading up to Norouz traditionally Iranians spend countless hours preparing for the arrival of the new year. During this time many homemade cookies are baked to offer …
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Video Wednesday

It’s Wednesday again! Norouz is only one week away!!! Today’s video provides a good historical overview of the various aspects of the Persian New Year which also includes Chaharshanbeh Souri and …
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Beef Stroganoff Persian Style
5 years ago

Beef Stroganoff Persian Style

For the past two weeks I have had a nightly date with my TV in order to keep up with the Sochi Olympics. I always look forward to the Olympics …
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Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries
5 years ago

Chocolate & Pistachio Covered Strawberries

Since tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d post a related recipe. I have always loved Chocolate Covered Strawberries. I think that the two flavors go together …
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Breakfast of Champions?!
5 years ago

Breakfast of Champions?!

What is the perfect breakfast? Most will probably answer this question by saying that their breakfast, the one from their culture or nationality is their favorite. But what happens when …
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Tass Kabob ~ Persian Meat & Potato Stew, Version 2
5 years ago

Tass Kabob ~ Persian Meat & Potato Stew, Version 2

A few years back I posted my very first recipe for Tass Kabob. In the original post I mentioned that there are different ways to make this delicious stew. …
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Watermelon & Pomegranate Juice
5 years ago

Watermelon & Pomegranate Juice

Today is Winter Solstice which means that we have officially transitioned from fall into winter season.  The very first night of winter is said to be the longest night of …
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