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Saffron ~ The Beloved Jewel of Persian Cuisine

Saffron is used pretty extensively in Persian Cuisine. I love the smell of it and the beautiful deep yellow color that it gives rice as well as its delicate …
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Reshteh Polow ~ Persian Rice with Noodles
10 years ago

Reshteh Polow ~ Persian Rice with Noodles

You wonder what “Reshteh means in Farsi? It means thin flat Persian  noodles.

Those of you who are fans over at  My Persian Kitchen’s Facebook Fan Page may have …
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Butternut Squash & Prune Khoresht
11 years ago

Butternut Squash & Prune Khoresht

Persian Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Recipes 5

Today’s post has a bit of back story to it.  I’d like to think of it as saving the best for last…It was …
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Persian Halvah

I started writing this post over a month ago.  I was having such a hard time writing and spent an hour in front of the computer and only managed …
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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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Albaloo Polow ~ Persian Rice with Sour Cherries

A couple of weeks ago I was very bummed to find out that I had missed the Sour Cherry season where you actually get to go and pick them …
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Jujeh Kabob ~ Persian Chicken Kabob – Part 2: Cooking

Yesterday’s post covered the most important step in making Persian Chicken Kabob which is marinading. Today I am going to show you how to cook it.  It is a …
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Jujeh Kabob ~ Persian Chicken Kabob – Part 1: Marinading

Do you say Kebab or Kabob? We Persians say Kabob, where the first vowel, the letter “a”  is pronounced /æ/ and the second vowel, the letter “o” is pronounced …
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Baghali Polow ~ Persian Rice with Fava Beans

Let me start this post by saying that I have always had trouble with making rice that is mixed with anything.  I have always found that making …
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Persian Rice Cooking Method
11 years ago

Persian Rice Cooking Method

Last week before we took off to go to Seattle for our friend’s graduation I decided to make Baghali Polow, rice with fava beans and dill, because I had …
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