Salad Shirazi

Salad Shirazi is a traditional Iranian salad. An excellent – colourful, light and refreshing salad. Shirazi means from Shiraz, a beautiful city in SW of Iran. Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature, and flowers. This ancient city is more than 4,000 years old. The name Shiraz is mentioned in cuneiform inscriptions from…

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Iranian Okra Stew with Beef خورش بامیه

Okra stew is a hearty- comfort food and it’s a staple recipe in my kitchen. Khoresht is a term for stew in Iranian cuisine.  Okra is called ‘ Bamieh’ in Farsi language. Khoresht-e  bamieh is popular dish in Middle East countries.  In Iran, Okra stew is traditionally from southern part of Iran. It is a…

Dizi (Abgoosht) آبگوشت/دیزی

Abgoosht or Dizi, literally means ‘ meat juice’. It is one of most popular dish among the Iranian people. Dizi is the name of a special pots for making this dish and that’s why other name for abgoosht is Dizi. It’s a traditional dish in Iran. In old days it used to be cooked in…