Fesenjan is a simple and intensely flavored Persian chicken stew, thick with tart-sweet pomegranate molasses and rich toasted walnuts.
Persian roasted chicken with dried cherry and saffron rice.
Morabaye Beh - Persian Quince Jam with Cardamom and Rose Water
Tired of the same old boring chicken dishes? Give Chicken Biryani a try; trust me, you won't be disappointed!
Persian Morgh-e Torsh - Sour Chicken Stew with Fresh Herbs and Yellow Split Peas
Shir berenj: a traditional Persian rice pudding. Deliciously hearty and surprisingly light. Dessert #4 of my "Around the World in 50 Sweets" blog challenge!
Persian Salade Khorfeh - Shirazi Style Purslane Salad
Dami Baghali - Persian Turmeric Rice With Yellow Fava Beans and Caramelized Onions.
This is what the Mughal Kings ate in India. So can you! A luscious chicken curry!
Watermelon and squid salad with a spicy lime dressing
Spicy Sauteed Eggplant Dip - a Persian recipe with an Asian twist
More dense than a quiche, this Persian Kookoo is made with fingerling potatoes, chives and saffron.
Not your usual strawberry parfait - this one has a Persian twist - with rosewater, pistachios and honey.
Persian Cucumber Boats with Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese
A Persain cucumber and yoghurt soup with that extra kick of walnuts, crunchy shallots and rose petals. Tuck into this on a hot summer's day.
Grilling Armenian kebabs on my new grill. For BBQ lovers, this is a great addition to your outdoor "kitchen".
Persian Celery Stew (Khoreshteh Karafs) - Made with aromatic mint, parsley, saffron and dried limes
Torshi Piaz - Persian Pickled Red Onions
"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!