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Persian Ash-e Doogh recipe for cold winter months

I first came across this delicious soup recipe during a family visit to Persia. We’d been travelling by car in the Azerbaijan region of Iran and it was a particularly chilly day. 537 more words



I had heard about this Persian a few times and curiosity compelled me to try and make it.

That was the final result. Although it didn’t look impressive, it was happily received by my audience, in this case my parents. 190 more words

Home Cooking

Celebrating Shab-e Yalda across the miles with family

It’s a bittersweet reality, but I have learned over the years that I can be close to my in-laws even when we live thousands of miles apart. 489 more words

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Koofteh Tabrizi (Persian Stuffed Meatballs)

Hi lovelies & Happy Yalda!

Winter has arrived for those of you in northern hemisphere! Living in the beautiful Melbourne, I haven’t seen snow for so long, I can’t help but to wish that I was somewhere chilly and snowy this time of year! 720 more words


Persian Parsnips & Carrots Rice (v) with Easy Carve Nuts-Stuffed Turkey Roulade & Saffron Gravy

As you all know, turkey is the most popular main for Christmas dinner in the UK. And of course parsnips and carrots on the side are just as important. 597 more words


Book Review: Taste of Persia

I reviewed Naomi Duguid’s beautiful cookbook, “Taste of Persia,” for The Wall Street Journal! Link is here. If you’re looking for a holiday gift for the cook in your life, this is the one. 37 more words


Ghoreh to Grape to Dolmeh | A Food Odyssey

Hi and hope you all had a delicious Thanksgiving! We had a pretty snow day on Thanksgiving day here in Tehran and I was torn between feeling rapt with the enjoyment of it in the here-and-now and also acutely aware of the significance of the day and feeling distinctly homesick for friends and family on the other side of the ocean. 1,102 more words

Persian Food