Dish, Nations food

Minced beef Enchiladas انچیلادای گوشت

Enchilada originated in Mexico but not only  is popular dish in South America,  let say everywhere 😊. Enchiladas made with tortilla bread rolled around a filling. Enchiladas can be filled with different meats such as minced , shredded or diced chicken and beef, seafood, a blend of cheese, beans and vegetables and commonly garnished with… Continue reading Minced beef Enchiladas انچیلادای گوشت

Desserts, Nations food

Sesame Balls توپک کنجدی

Sesame balls is a kind of fried Chinese pastry desert made from sweet rice flour (a kind of short grain rice is sticky when cooked). Sesame ball is coated either with white or black and white sesame seeds on the outside. Inside the pastry is filled with a filling such as red bean paste, black… Continue reading Sesame Balls توپک کنجدی

Salad/pickles/ jams

Pickled Beetroot (ترشی چغندر یا لبو )

When you walk on the streets of Tehran, during Autumn and Winter seasons, you can see some vendors with barrows are selling sweet boiled beetroots. In cold weather it is so good to get a portion of ‘ Labou’ or boiled beetroot and eat it. Nowadays, you can get ready cooked beetroots from supermarkets but… Continue reading Pickled Beetroot (ترشی چغندر یا لبو )

Desserts, Nowruz

Almond Cookies شیرینی بادامی

ُThis is a quick and easy recipe for creating tasty and light almond cookies. Ingredients 30g almond meal 100g plain flour 60g butter 50g white sugar ½ egg, beaten ½ tsp Vanilla extract pinch of salt 1 whole egg for coating almond flakes Method Bring the butter to room temperature. Place it in a mixer… Continue reading Almond Cookies شیرینی بادامی

Desserts, Nowruz

Paderazi Naan شیرینی پادرازی

Paderazi پادرازی is one of the traditional sweet cookies prepared for Iranian New Year (Nowruz). Paderazi naan is a special sweet originated in Gorgan a city in North of Iran, 30km away from the Caspian Sea. These traditional cookies are registered as a Cultural Heritage product in Iran. These cookies are made of a combination of… Continue reading Paderazi Naan شیرینی پادرازی