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…

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Persian Zucchini Stew ( Khoresht-e Kado Sabz)

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…