What We Do

Give your taste buds a Persian Adventure.

At Persian Food Tours we offer half-day food adventures, making it perfect to add to even the tightest schedules in Iran. We’re here to promote Iran’s culinary culture, share the secrets of the Persian kitchen and enrich your trip to Iran with one tasty memory.

We’ll take you away from the touristy trail to our favourite local haunts, grant you the experience of hands-on cooking classes and guide you through undiscovered neighbourhoods while you nibble on delectable local specialities.

Our guides are passionate storytellers who will educate about not only local food but architecture and history, satisfying the most curious travellers.

Our Tours


This project provides a superb Persian culinary experience in which, after an interesting visit to a traditional market, we began the preparation of a complete 5-course meal. Although expensive, it is a must-do activity for all who visit Tehran and want to do something unforgettable.

Mario J

We had a great time chatting and joking and left with great memories of our hosts and the food. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting to learn more about Iranian culture and food from some lovely knowledgable locals.

Madelene M

What a way to experience Iranian cuisine! Matin and Shirin do an amazing job and as they both speak perfect English, it makes it that much better. If you really like cooking, want to cook and eat traditional Iranian food then Persian Food Tours is for you!

Chris H

Persian Food Blog

Posted by Atoosa Moaddab | 07 10 2019
Persian Side Dishes: A Must For Your Iran Culinary Experience

Side dishes are definitely a must in Persian culinary culture. From a simple plate of fresh herbs or a seven-year-old Sir-Torshi (pickled garlic), there is a perfect variety of Persian...

Persian street food in Tehran nights
Posted by Reyhaneh Jafari | 02 10 2019
Top 10 Persian Street Food You Need to Try in Iran

In Persian cooking, Persian street food is very popular either in-home, as a fast meal or in the streets. Food is an inseparable part of Persian culture. You can easily...

Posted by Niayesh Sadrzadeh | 30 09 2019
Persian food culture | Balance of hot and cold nature

When it comes to maintaining a balanced diet, Persian food culture won't just be limited to balancing the nutrients in meals but also to what that is considered to be...

Posted by Melika Shahid | 25 09 2019
15 Popular Vegetarian Persian Dishes You Must Try!

There are plenty of  Persian vegetarian dishes one must try upon visiting Iran. Persian cuisine is a whole lot more than kebabs and lamb chops. There is a misconception that...

Posted by Shirin Tahanan | 23 09 2019
Persian Rice and Tahdig Cooking Guide

Persian rice plays an undeniable role in Iranian cuisine. The variety of rice types and also the Persian style rice cooking methods in Iran seems unbelievable. Believe it or not,...

Posted by Shirin Tahanan | 20 11 2018
Persian Butternut Squash Dessert with Saffron

The Persian Butternut squash dessert is great to make while they are still in season. For this dessert, you'll need to buy butternut squash with a long neck.For an added...