Posted by Niayesh Sadrzadeh | 13 11 2019
Persian breakfast | The best way to start your day

Persian breakfast can be a combination of flatbread with feta cheese, jam, honey or butter, or can be a hot bowl of Halim, Adasi or Kaleh Pache. Persians also usually drink Persian tea with their breakfast. When it comes to eating breakfast, Iranians take things to the next level. with the huge variety of breakfast...

Posted by Atoosa Moaddab | 11 11 2019
Persian Drinks & Beverages You Must Try!

Persian drinks are just as varied as Persian food. Whether you're up for a hot cup of brewed Persian tea or a refreshing rosewater drink with Khakshir (herb sophia) or chia seed, there are plenty to choose from.  Since alcohol is also forbidden in Iran, traveling through Iran is a great opportunity to go sober...

Garnished Ash Reshteh ready to serve
Posted by Reyhaneh Jafari | 06 11 2019
Ash Reshteh | Persian Noodle Soup

Ash Reshteh, is almost the most popular Persian soup among the other different kinds in Persian cuisine. The term "Ash" is usually used to describe Persian thick soups that are cooked with different ingredients. In Persian, we call a chef "Ashpaz" which means a person who cooks Ash. You may have heard of Ash Reshteh...

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Posted by Melika Shahid | 04 11 2019
7 Yalda night must eat food and fruit

Sitting around a table filled with plenty of Yalda night must eat food, fruit, and drinks, I hear my dad's voice reading Hafez poetry aloud. The words are so mystical and deep. I lean over and pour some pomegranate arils in a small bowl, sprinkle some salt and grand Angelica powder over them and put...

Posted by zeinab | 30 10 2019
Loobia Polo | Persian Green Bean Rice Recipe

Loobia Polo is one of Persian’s famous dishes. A Delicious combination of green bean, rice, and meat, forms a popular one-dish meal among most Iranians. This simple, easy to make comfort dish has such gorgeously rich developed flavors that do not need a long preparation nor need many ingredients. A typical busy Persian mom would...

Posted by Shirin Tahanan | 28 10 2019
Tahchin | Persian Saffron Rice Cake Recipe

Persian saffron rice cake also known as Tahchin, is a popular Persian dish with plenty of Saffron. It is normally served with chicken and always garnished with lots of barberries. What is Tahchin? "Tah" is a Persian word for bottom and "chin" is the root word for "chidan" which means arranging or layering in this...

Posted by Zahra Pourmand Tehrani | 23 10 2019
Persian Eggplant Dip – Kashke Bademjan

Persian Eggplant Dip - Kashke Bademjan is my first choice when it comes to cooking an easy Persian dish or side dish for a lot of people. Especially when they are vegetarian, gluten-free or do not like rice-based meals. Kashke Bademjan is a combination of two main ingredients; Kashk, a type of dairy product with...

Posted by Elham Moeini | 21 10 2019
10 Weird Persian Food That Will Blow Your Mind in Iran

A trip to Iran won't be any fun if you're not eating any weird Persian food! It's always exciting to experience different food cultures and taste dishes that sound, look or taste strange. In Persian food culture, we have dishes that may taste weird to others but in fact, they are adored by many Persians....

Posted by Samaneh Zohrabi | 14 10 2019
Iranian Saffron | Secrets You Need to Know

Saffron /ˈsæfrən/, is the rarest and the most precious spice in the world. Also known as the “red gold”, it has given its magical flavor, aroma, and appetizing color to foods, drinks or medicines for centuries. Saffron is one of the ancients and legendary spices that has diverse applications. Iran is the world's biggest saffron...

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 side dishes. We Persians always pair our food with at least one side dish. Persian side dishes are vegetarian and refreshing to stimulate the appetite....