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MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup
5 years ago

MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup

A few months ago I joined the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) virtual cooking club. It’s been fun discovering recipes from various parts of the Middle East and …
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Vegetarian Khoresht Karafs
10 years ago

Vegetarian Khoresht Karafs

Those of you who have seen and read the first Khoresht Karafs post will remember me mentioning that this celery stew was the first khoresht that I converted into …
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Pirashki Stuffed with Ground Beef
10 years ago

Pirashki Stuffed with Ground Beef

I think it’s pretty safe to say that there are a number of people who will be very happy to finally see this post.  With this said, I present …
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Tahcheen
10 years ago

Tahcheen

Tahcheen is a delicious rice that can be either baked on made on the stove.  I am sure you will agree with me that Tacheen is such a pretty sight to look at because of it’s brightness in color, all thanks to amount of saffron that is used in it.

This is a simple dish to make, for best results I highly recommend you marinade the cooked chicken in yogurt over night.

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Dolmeh: Bademjan ~ Stuffed Eggplant

Raise your hands if you like stuffed eggplants!

Dolemeh-ye Bademjan, stuffed eggplants, are simply delicious!

Some people refer to them as  eggplant while others call them aubergine or melongene. I personally love them and for today’s recipe  I could not resist buying the small kind.

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Egg Wash

In anticipation to tomorrow’s recipe, and actually a few more in the future,  here is another Tips & Techniques post: Egg wash.

Egg wash plays two important roles in …
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Beet & Pomegranate Salad
10 years ago

Beet & Pomegranate Salad

Persian Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Recipe 4

I am so excited to present to you the 4th recipe in our Thanksgiving side dishes series! I saw this recipe in the …
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Dolmeh: Kadoo ~ Persian Stuffed Squash II – Vegetarian

One of my goals for this website is to show how versatile Persian food can be. Having been a vegetarian in the past, I am all about posting vegetarian …
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Dolmeh: Kadoo ~ Persian Stuffed Squash

At the local Farmer’s Markets during summer and early fall you will notice an abundance of Squash which come in different shapes, size, and colors.  Look at these beauties, …
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Add Some Persian Food To Your Labor Day Weekend

It turns out that this year’s Labor Day Weekend is the most busiest one we have had in the past few years.  I love being social so I am happy …
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