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Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini
4 years ago

Borani-e Kadoo ~ Yogurt & Zucchini

For the past year I have increased the amount of yogurt that I consume. I have always loved our various types of Borani, vegetables mixed with yogurt. A while back …
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Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices
6 years ago

Iranian Potato Salad Wrapped in Cucumber Slices

A few months back I came across a Persian cooking video that left an impression and I could not get it out of my head. I was so impressed with …
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Doogh
9 years ago

Doogh

Dough, good old Doogh! I can’t begin to tell you how much I love doogh, especially when eating Kabob! Read More

Mast-o-Laboo ~ Yogurt & Beet
9 years ago

Mast-o-Laboo ~ Yogurt & Beet

I was introduced to this delicious combination a few months ago at a Persian gathering.  It’s so incredibly simple to make and the taste is just out of this …
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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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Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Dip
9 years ago

Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Dip

Mast-o-khiar is such an easy and quick dip to make.  Literally translated the name of this dip means yogurt and cucumber.  It is one of the staples at Persian …
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Asheh Mast ~ Persian Herb & Yogurt Soup

One of the Ash, hearty soup, that I fondly remember my grandma making is Asheh Mast.  My grandma was a wonderful cook and everything that she made was simply …
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Borani Bademjan ~ Persian Yogurt with Eggplant Dip
10 years ago

Borani Bademjan ~ Persian Yogurt with Eggplant Dip

I could start this post with a list of excuses on why I have not posted…but they all come down to two very simple reasons: a major case of …
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Mast-o-Khiar ~ Persian Yogurt & Cucumber Soup

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it has been really really hot in Los Angeles.  All I want to do is drink …
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4th of July

Hello folks!

Happy 4th of July! I hope you all are going to have lovely day filled with much laughter, good company, and good food!

Here are some cooking suggestions …
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