Spicy Hot Chocolate

I had my best hot chocolates in the Wedel café at Warsaw. In cold winters of Warsaw, real hot chocolate is great. This café serves amazing hot chocolate, that is totally deliciousو with different flavours such as: mint, strawberry, ….. Those hot chocolates were tasty, and so thick that your lips stock together, and always served with a cup of hot water. Having a cup … Continue reading Spicy Hot Chocolate

Flowering tea(blooming tea)

Sometime ago I bought flowering tea balls. It was for the first time I experienced this kind of gorgeous tea that blooms in the hot water. They are marvellous. You can call them blooming or flowering tea. Basically,  it is tied green tea leaves and flowers. It is combination of green tea leaves with edible flowers such as Jasmine, rose, lily,…. When steeped in hot … Continue reading Flowering tea(blooming tea)

Persian Saffron (Zafaran) sharbat 

Saffron is one the most expensive and luxurious spices in the world but it’s taste, flavour and giving yellow- orange colouring to the foods is worth the price. Saffron has amazing flavour, some say it’s like honey, some say it’s floral but I say it’s just saffroni. Iran is one of the most important places for cultivation and export of saffron. Grades of Iranian saffron … Continue reading Persian Saffron (Zafaran) sharbat 

Fennel sharbat with cardamom

Sharbat /sherbet is a popular and common sweet and non-alcohol drink in Iran, India, Turkey, Afghnestan and Arab countries. Sharbat is served cold and chilled . In the 12th century a Persian book describes different kinds of sharbats in Iran which made with fruits, flowers and seeds includes: lemon, pomegranate, cherry, mint, fennel seeds, saffron, rose, jasmine, rose water….. Also several syrups are listed in … Continue reading Fennel sharbat with cardamom

Smoothies

In summer time smoothies are great solution. You can make tens of smoothies with all fruits that you like and treat yourself and family members and friends with beautiful and scrumptious smoothies. Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 3 large slices of melons 2 cups mixed frozen fruits Vanilla yogurt Milk Honey Nuts: almonds – walnuts or pistachio Instructions Peel and slice bananas and set aside. Cut … Continue reading Smoothies

Doogh Persian Yogurt Drink (Ayran)

Doogh is a traditional Persian drink. A kind of cold savoury yogurt based drink that is mixture of plain yogurt with water and salt. Doogh is called ‘ Ayran’ and yogurt is Gatig in Azerbaijani and Turkish languages. This beverage is very refreshing liquid. Doogh or Ayran is served icy cold with any dish In Iran includes rice, kebab, stews. Doogh is popular in Iran, … Continue reading Doogh Persian Yogurt Drink (Ayran)

Persian Style Tea (Chai)

Tea is one of most favourite and popular drinks in all over the world. Tea is called in Farsi ‘ Chai’, an imported word from China. In Iran your day starts with a cup of hot tea and then it continues, I mean, we drink tea during the day and also after each meal. And it’s great in cold days of winter time. Traditionally, tea … Continue reading Persian Style Tea (Chai)