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THANK YOU, OH PATRON SAINT OF ROTISSERIE CHICKENS

More so than mothers and husbands, friends or  family- oh, way more. In fact, right up there, in the top league of Things Which Make Life Possible For Working Mothers. 391 more words

TEHRAN STREET FOODS

Now ’tis the season of wonderful street foods in Tehran. Living in a country where there are practically no hygienic standards are imposed on food services has its upsides- a variety of crazy cheap street snacks served hot by street vendors. 238 more words

PRAWN AND RICE DISH FROM HEAVEN

From Shiraz, actually. Those Shirazis sure know how to have a good time, right? I’ll spare you the nostalgia blah blah about how my mum used to make this dish with prawns my dad brought from Bandar Abbas, and jump right to the heart of the matter. 296 more words

BEWARE OF THE HAKE

I know. Sometimes, you feel you are sick of “zereshk polo ba morgh” (chicken and berry rice), khoresh ghormeh sabzi (the divine green herb stew which does not translate), or just plain fried fish and potatoes. 240 more words

DIPS

Salad is always the best part of the meal for me. I can never get enough of fresh lettuce and sliced onions soaked in vinegar and olive oil. 348 more words

A HORRIBLE IRANIAN DISH: MEAT-JUICE

Yuk yuk. Even writing its stupid name makes me want to vomit. However, before I reach for my (metaphorical) bucket, let me note that it only seems fair, after going on about our wonderful… 624 more words