Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Kookoo lobia sabz is a traditional classic dish in Tabriz an ancient city in NW of Iran. This dish is served in especial occasions and for Iftar in month of Ramadan. Tabrizi green beans is absolutely delicious, full of flavour and colour. Kookoo ( kuku) in Iranian cuisine, applies to an eggy dish or an…

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Zucchini Frittata with Orange-Yogurt Sauce کوکو کدو سبز

Maybe you do not like zucchini (courgette) taste, but you can make it tasty and enjoy it now and again. Zucchini is very watery and best way or let’s say ways to remove excess water is to salt the zucchini and then squeeze it. Today I have my zucchini cakes with orange-yogurt sauce. Just give a try and find out how much…

Potato frittata ( kookoo sibzamini)

In Iranian cuisine, kookoo ( frittata) refers to a dish with fried vegetables or meat and egg. This kind of dish has a very beautiful crunchy texture. Today’s recipe is potato frittata ( koo koo sib zamini) made with chives, mint and eggs. Koo koo would be served warm or cold and leftovers are even…

Spinach & Ground Beef Frittata

This is a very popular frittata from Iranian Azerbaijan (NW of Iran) . It is a pretty thick ( cake like)  rich and delicious frittata .  It is a pleasant combination of ground beef or lamb with spinach, potatoes, eggs, queen turmeric, walnuts and barberries or what we say in Farsi (Zereshk). You could serve…

Potato Pancakes

I used to live in Warsaw , Poland. What a beautiful country and very friendly people. I have learned this recipe from a Polish friend. It is easy to make – very tasty pancakes AND it is very similar to our Persian style koko sibzamini. Ingredients 6 potatoes, peeled 1 onion, peeled 1 egg 2…