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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

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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Kuku Sabzi ~ Persian Frittata With Fresh Herbs
9 years ago

Kuku Sabzi ~ Persian Frittata With Fresh Herbs

Today’s post is the last of the recipes for the traditional meal consumed for Norouz.

Kuku Sabzi is by far my most favorite type of kuku.  This dish is …
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Salad Shirazi ~ Persian Salad from City of Shiraz
9 years ago

Salad Shirazi ~ Persian Salad from City of Shiraz

I have a girl friend who I met through an Iranian charity organization that I belong to. Her name is Homeyra. She is the happiest person on earth. She …
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Braised Chicken Thighs with Bay Leaf

Last week I posted Mitra’s Sunshine Chicken which is a great protein side dish to any Polow recipe. This week I have yet another recipe for chicken. This one …
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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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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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Brussels Sprouts Persian Style

Hello Folks! I have some exciting news to share. Today’s post comes to you by the one and only: The …
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Rice Stuffing

Persian Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Recipe 2

I present to you the second side dish for this year’s Thanksgiving.  The inspiration for this stuffing came from a couple of different …
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Sabzi ~ Persian Fresh Herbs

I was introduced to Sabzi as a child when I lived in Iran. Dare I say, it is a given that I love it and don’t find it to …
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