Stained Glass Cookies or Biscuits بیسکویت شیشه ای

I love these stained glass cookies. They are some how unique and just beauties. It is so fun to make them and yet they are suitable cookies for any occasion and  party time. As you will see in the recipe, you can make just a piece of stained glass cookie or with using 3 pieces of cookies: 2 stained glass and one normal cookie, create … Continue reading Stained Glass Cookies or Biscuits بیسکویت شیشه ای

Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

In Northern cities of Iran, having pickled garlic with 7-10 years old and marinated olives in their daily meals is a MUST.   If you are an olive lover, so perhaps my following post can caught your attention.  I love this salad or pickle which is called ‘ Zytoon Parvardeh’ or marinated olives with walnuts, pomegranate molasses, garlic and spices such as ground angelica. A … Continue reading Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

My Homemade Chicken Sausages

This is how I make my own homemade chicken sausage or what we say in Farsi : Sosis Morgh.  Chicken is called ‘ Morgh’ and sausage is ‘ Sosis’  in Farsi language.  It has fantastic flavour  and  made of minced chicken with aromatic spices and some vegetables and nut. ّingredients 500g chicken breast, skinless and boneless 1 tbsp plain flour 1 egg yolk 2tbsp oil … Continue reading My Homemade Chicken Sausages

Christmas fruit cake

This is my Christmas fruit cake, a dark, super tasty and full of flavour. Ingredients 150g plain flour 75g ground almond 350g prunes and glacé cherries 230g raisins 35g candied orange peel 175ml honey 125ml spiced rum 175g unsalted butter 175g muscovado sugar 1 orange juice and zest 1 lemon zest 3 eggs 2tbsp cocoa powder ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp clove ½ tsp nutmeg … Continue reading Christmas fruit cake

Ash Doogh (Azerbaijani Dovga Soup)

Today I made Aash-e doogh (dovga aashi). Maybe you ask what is Aash? In Iranian cuisine  there are two kinds of  liquid food.  Aash is a thick soup and exactly like soup made with variation of vegetables, or noodles,, stocks and spices. This dish is spelling: Ash, aash, aush, ashe. But soup is a thin and light liquid food, served warm and made by combining vegetables with … Continue reading Ash Doogh (Azerbaijani Dovga Soup)

Sugared Grapes (انگور شکری)

This is a fun recipe. Super easy and beautiful. Every one will enjoy it, especially children. So obviously star of this recipe is grape. You can choose red- dark purple, or green grapes. Basically it is coating the grapes with sugar. You can use regular granulated sugar or coloured flavoured sugar. All are beautiful. With granulated sugar you can make grapes like frosted grapes and … Continue reading Sugared Grapes (انگور شکری)

Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Qutab or Kutab is an Azerbaijani gorgeous and very thin flat bread (naan) which is typically filled with ground meat and onions or green herbs such as mixture of spinach, dill, coriander, … spices and cheese . So, Kutab comes with different fillings and you can change the filling because as I mentioned, you can use any fillings you choose. In North Khorasan Province and … Continue reading Kutab (An Azerbaijani Stuffed Flat Bread Naan)نان قطاب آذربایجانی

Persian Loobia Polo (Green Bean Rice With Minced Beef)

Today I am going to introduce Persian Green bean rice with minced beef. Green bean is called Loobia /lubia in Farsi language. Green bean rice or lubia polo is a popular and comfy rice dish and is one of my favourites too. It is a rice dish, which is layered with rice and mixture of a sauce made of green beans with beef or lamb … Continue reading Persian Loobia Polo (Green Bean Rice With Minced Beef)

Green rice (Zamarod pilaf)

Green rice or herbed rice is popular in many countries. For example in Iran we make herbed rice with dill or other green rice which is mixture of fresh herbs including: coriander, parsley, dill, chives, fenugreek. In following photo you can see Persian herbed rice (Sabzi polow). Or there is a Mexican rice dish made with cilantro, and parsley. Among Indian rice dishes also are … Continue reading Green rice (Zamarod pilaf)