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MENA Cooking Club: Kadoo Dolmeh ~ Persian Stuffed Squash

I was recently invited to participate in a virtual monthly cooking club called: Middle Easter & North African Cooking Club. Considering my love of food, this w

as certainly …
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Persian Rice Salad
4 years ago

Persian Rice Salad

A few weeks ago I read one of Russ Parsons’ articles in the LA Times about how Rice Salads have gone out of style in recent years. I have …
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Khoresht Rivas ~ Persian Rhubarb Stew
5 years ago

Khoresht Rivas ~ Persian Rhubarb Stew

 

Rhubarb is one of those types of vegetables that generally go under the radar. Generally speaking most people, when they think about Rhubarb recipes, the first thought that …
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Video Wednesday

One of the things that I have learned from having this website is that Persians are very passionate about our food but also feel very strongly about the way our …
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Kalam Polow Ghermez ~ Persian Cabbage Rice with Tomato Sauce
5 years ago

Kalam Polow Ghermez ~ Persian Cabbage Rice with Tomato Sauce

In my post for Kalam Polow Shirazi I shared that my relationship with cabbage was developed in my adulthood and that growing up I was not a fan. During that …
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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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Video Wednesday

Last Saturday I had to go to UCLA to have some blood drawn for a followup doctor’s visit. I don’t go to the Westwood area much these days. Since my …
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Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker
5 years ago

Adas Polow in a Rice Cooker

Today’s recipe is one of my favorites! I love Adas Polow, rice with lentils. I find this rice be such a great go to recipe when hosting friends who …
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Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice
5 years ago

Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice

About a year ago I saw a blurb in the Backpacker Magazine about scenic hikes that have wine tasting opportunities near by. One of the three suggested hikes so …
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Hel Polow ~ Cardamom Rice
5 years ago

Hel Polow ~ Cardamom Rice

A while back my mom and I were having a conversation about the Iranian version of Curry Khoresht. Then she brought up Ms. Rosa Montazami’s Curry Khoresht which she …
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