"Green Almonds" are in season now. These are the almond fruit at its youth. And you can enjoy this nutritional and tangy treat with just a little salt.
Shahi paneer stuffed okra. A majestic Mughalai curry laced with fennel, cardamom and golden sultanas.
Meatballs with roasted chickpea flour in tomato sauce, gluten free and easy to make
Celebrate the first day of Spring and the Persian New Year with this traditional herb-packed quiche, Kookoo-yeh Sabzi.
Exotic jewelled rice, made with cranberries, pistachios, mint and brown rice
Persian Kookoo Sabzi with Walnuts and Barberries.
Persian love cake. Made with almonds, coconut, nutmeg and cardamom. Gluten-free and decadent.
My 5-year-old daughter's make-believe cake, brought to life.
Persian Love Cake - a cardamom chiffon cake with saffron-rose whipped cream, and topped with pistachios and sugared rose petals.
Persian Orange Cakes w Figs, Quince & Rose
Chicken Biryani - The most fragrant rice on earth.
Rose Milk - for PINKTOBER
An exotic drink or an elegant dessert with fresh rose petals .
HAVE WE CRACKED THE RECIPE for the sweet + crunchy pickles from joan's on third?! we just might have...
Noon o Panir o Sabzi ~ Persian Bread, Feta Cheese, Tomatoes and Fresh Herbs
Shishbarak - Persian dumplings. Filled with meat and cooked in yogurt. [Recipe in Portuguese with translator]
Ab Doogh Khiar (Cold Cucumber and Yogurt Soup) ~ A cold Persian yogurt soup with cucumber, dill, raisins and walnuts. Perfect on a hot summer day!
Persian healthy and refreshing yogurt drink (Doogh) with a pinch of dry mint!
The sweet melon and the salty feta make this salad a wonderful combination of taste and texture.
Persian Sweet and Sour Rhubarb Lamb Stew.
Fresh Fruit Summer Soup with Beets!
Persian Cooked Fava Beans. Simple and healthy summer dish!
Raw Rhubarb, Cucumber and Mint Salad.. yes, you can eat raw rhubarb and it is delicious!
Sweet and spiced fruit and vegetable bake
one of my favorite things when we eat Persian food - now we can make Shirazi Salad at home (so super easy)
Persian-Italian eggplant stew
Persian fresh fruits and vegetable pickle. Not your average pickle!
Spring rolls with shrimp, avocado, imitation crab, tomatoes, mungbean sprouts, romaine lettuce, persian cucumbers. Light and refreshing!
Persian assortment of herbs with feta cheese and walnuts!
Persian chicken stew made with apples
Beet Carpaccio in the Persian Manner (Borani-e-Labu)
Salad Olivieh ~ a delicious potato salad
Persian Pistachio rose cupcakes topped with strawberry buttercream and fairy floss.
The first day of Spring also marks the Persian New Year. Celebrate with a Persian Rose cocktail made with the juice of sweet lemons--yes, sweet lemons!
Fesenjan - persian pomegranate walnut chicken stew: comforting, sweet, sour, and creamy all at the same time.