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Tahcheen Ghalebi
3 years ago

Tahcheen Ghalebi

Some spell it Tahchin, while others spell it Tahcheen. It doesn’t matter how you spell it, all that matters is that this is a delicious dish. I have been meaning …
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Polow Zaferani ~ Saffron Rice
6 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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Foodie Photo Friday
6 years ago

Foodie Photo Friday

We recently went to the Magic Castle for a fantastic evening filled with awesome magic shows and even better company. When dinner time came Read More

Tortellini with Saffron Sauce
8 years ago

Tortellini with Saffron Sauce

As a Foodbuzz Feature Publisher I get emails regularly about fun foodie competitions and contests to participate in. The other day I received an email featuring Barilla’s Tortellini. Sometimes creating a recipe with a Persian twist with some of the products is hard, but this one? This I had to part take in!!! Barilla and I go way back Read More

Baghali Polow in Rice Cooker
9 years ago

Baghali Polow in Rice Cooker

A good few people have emailed me asking about whether it is possible to make Polow, rice mixed with other ingredients, in a rice cooker and if yes, how would they go about it. This is a perfect time to do a post about how to do this post in light of my Persian Rice Cooker Giveaway.  I have previously posted how to make make Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker and Read More

Roasted Cornish Hens with Saffron
9 years ago

Roasted Cornish Hens with Saffron

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I always look for different ways in which I can serve chicken along with my rice dishes.  I have posted a few great chicken recipes here: Braised Chicken Thighs with Bay Leaf, Mitra’s Sunshine Chicken, and Chicken with Sour Cherry Syrup.  Cornish Hens, also known as Poussin are yet another option which I love. They are a great alternative to regular sized chicken. Read More

Tahcheen
9 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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Sabzi Polow Mahi ~ Persian Herbed Rice with Fish
9 years ago

Sabzi Polow Mahi ~ Persian Herbed Rice with Fish

Norouz is only a few days away folks! Today’s post showcases yet another dish that it traditionally consumed for the Persian new year.  Last week I posted Reshteh Polow …
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Zereshk Polow ~ Rice with Barberries

When I was a kid word got out that I loved Zereshk Polow. When information as such gets out all of a sudden it seems as though that’s the …
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Mitra’s Sunshine Chicken

A few years ago while my mom was here visiting we were invited to lunch at my cousin’s house Mitra.  I will say without a shadow of shame that …
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