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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

Persian Classics: Meat & Yellow Split Peas Stew with Dried Limes & Saffron (GHEIMEH)

I’m so excited about today’s post as it’s one of my personal favourites and of course a popular Iranian dish among the natives and others – a stew called GHEIMEH served with rice and some thin-cut chips (or french fries) on top. 882 more words

Classic Persian Recipes

Persian food in seoul

The moment I entered in restaurant, owner asked me, “Are you Iranian?”

Me- No (a quick response) and headed straight towards table (with smile on my face). 549 more words


Persian Gulf | Golabatoon & Podcast

Hello hello hello! Is There Anybody Out There?  (God, I love this album.)

But seriously: Are any of y’all still reading here? The blog stat says that a good bunch of you all are still coming and visiting ( 1,096 more words

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Skewered by the service

Here it is Sunday morning.  We’re home, in our robes, playing on the computers, and Gail is eating reheated leftovers from Friday night in Modesto.  They smell so darned good it makes me write about the dinner. 454 more words

what happens when you plant an egg?

My eggplant fascination started when i visited the south of Russia and saw that in many Datchas people grow this vegetable in their gardens. I guess i lacked of imaginations as i could not think about any more creative way of serving it than straight from the frying pan.Few years later i moved to Germany, visited one russian shop and found there a pot of Ikra, famous russian spread made of eggplants, tomatoes, paprika, carrots, all well mixed and cooked together with spices. 267 more words