Brushchetta

Brushchetta is one of tastiest starters or snacks 🙂 Ingredients 2 finely diced tomatoes 1 grated clove of garlic Slices of baguette bread 2 Tbsp extra olive oil 1 Tsp balsamic vinegar Few fresh basil leaves, finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste Preparation In a bowl with diced tomatoes add grated garlic, vinegar, oil…

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Indian Chickpea Flat Bread

This bread with crispy on exterior and soft on the inside, is light and low in carbohydrates. Chickpea flour also known as gram flour or besan. You might call these breads pancake or crepe as well. Ideal bread for dipping in yogurt, oils or vinegar. It’s pretty easy recipe includes basic batter made of chickpeas…

Chocolate lace lollipops

I love these chocolate lollipops . They are cute!! making these beauties was so fun and pretty simple. All you need is good quality dark or white chocolate, freezer bag and sticks.   Ingredients white or dark chocolate Candy chocolate (optional) lollipops sticks Baking paper Freezer bag   Method On a baking paper, draw shapes…

Fried zucchini – aubergine bites

In my childhood, when my mother used to fry slices of zucchini ( kadoo) and aubergine ( baademjan) for preparing stew, we always took several fried slices and with a pinch of salt ate them. . Fried zucchini – eggplant were very yummy. Ingredients 1 zucchini, thinly sliced 1 aubergine, thinly sliced ½ cup plain…

Deep fried blooming onion

The only star of this recipe is a beautiful large sweet onion to make crispy -crunchy blooming onion. Ingredients 1 large onion 1 egg 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 tbs cumin powder 1 tsp dried oregano Oil Salt- chilli powder Method For making batter, in a bowl add 1 cup milk…

Sweet/sour mint syrup ( Sekanjabin)

During  the Summer time in Iran to avoid of heat of summer, housewives make and bottle different types of syrups (Sharbat)by cooking fruits or flowers and herbs in dissolved sugar/honey water. Then, we store them and when we are gathering in family members , friends and guests group, we serve it. One of most popular…

Persian Zucchini Stew خورش کدو سبز

Green zucchini/courgette stew  is a classic- colourful and flavourful Persian stew ( khoresht). Zucchini is called kadoo in Farsi language. If you think courgettes were boring, you have to try this recipe. It’s cooked in a lemony-tomato sauce along with beautiful spices such as Persian saffron, turmeric, ….You might use either beef/lamb or chicken meat….

Gata ( walnut rolled sweet) گاتا مغز گردویی

This lovely sweets are so good and delicious. Armenian community in Iran make it and it is very popular in the whole nation. We can get it easily form confectioneries or bakeries. Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter 2 cups plain flour 1 cup icing sugar ½ tsp nutmeg powder ½ tsp cardamom powder 1 tsp…

Dried Fruits Biscuits (Biscotti)

These scrumptious biscuits are really good. I am sure kids and adults would love it. Recipe is flexible and you can choose your favourite dried fruits. They are just good, simple, healthy, tasty and beautiful. Ingredients 160g all purpose flour 110g butter, softened 100g sugar 50g nuts:pistachio or walnuts or almonds, chopped 2 eggs 1…