Mint chocolate truffles

These chocolate balls are rich, tasty and handmade. Ingredients 500 ml heavy cream 600 g dark chocolate, chopped 130 g honey 130 g butter Small bunch of fresh mint leaves, chopped   To garnishing the truffles 1 cup Cocoa powder 1 cup finely chopped chocolate   Preparation Heat the cream in a pot. Add honey and chopped mint. Heat for 6-7 minutes. Put chopped chocolate … Continue reading Mint chocolate truffles

Mirza Ghasemi

This is another dish for eggplant lovers. Basically it is fried aubergines in tomato/garlic sauce. Mirza ghasemi is from North of Iran near Caspian sea. This dish is incredibly tasty with smoked flavour. Good recipe for vegetarian as well. Ingredients 2 large eggplants, sliced lengthwise 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped 3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 eggs 1 Tsp turmeric Salt and black pepper to … Continue reading Mirza Ghasemi

Persian lamb Kidneys with Tomato Sauce

Lamb kidneys ( Gholveh) is a juicy,  very simple and inexpensive dish with tomato sauce that is prepared quickly. Ingredients 5 lamb kidneys 2 onions. Finely chopped 3 tomatoes, diced 2 Tbsp. tomato paste 3 potatoes, cut into the small cubes Salt and pepper to taste 1 Tsp. turmeric 1 Tbsp. flour Butter or Oil Preparation Wash lamb kidneys, and cut into half. Slightly coat … Continue reading Persian lamb Kidneys with Tomato Sauce

Cheese Balls

Any kind of cheese is always tasty and lovely  starter or snack. I have prepared  cheese balls made with feta cheese and cream cheese with different garnishing. You can use your favourite herbs/fruits for your cheese balls.   Ingredients 300 g feta cheese 3 Tbsp. cream cheese 2 Tbsp. dried rose petal leaves 2 Tbsp. grounded walnuts 2 Tbsp. chopped chives 2 Tbsp. candied orange … Continue reading Cheese Balls

Cheese wraps

This recipe is about cheese wraps. It is fast and easy and fun to prepare. Ingredients Tortilla bread or Persian Lavash bread Turkey slices ( or Ham) Red bell pepper, finely chopped Spring onions , finely chopped Grapes, finely chopped Walnuts, crushed Black olives, chopped Cream cheese Salt to taste     Preparation I am going to prepare two different types of cheese wraps. One … Continue reading Cheese wraps

Newspaper shape baklava

Baklava is a kind of crunchy sweet and rich pastry made with filo pastry and filled with chopped nuts such as: almonds, walnuts, pistachio and hazelnuts and spices like, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. In Iran there is drier version of baklava as well that is cooked in diamond- shaped and flavoured with rose water. Baklava is very popular in Iran, Turkey, Greece, countries around Persian … Continue reading Newspaper shape baklava