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 bowl and whisk it until you have a creamy butter. … Continue reading Almond Cookies شیرینی بادامی

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 three flours: Wheat, rice and almond. Paderazi has a unique … Continue reading Paderazi Naan شیرینی پادرازی

Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Mutekke or Cigarette  cookies are  traditional Azerbaijani cookies. Mutekke which is called bolster in English language is a long and narrow pillow filled with cotton or feather. By the way I have attached some photos of Mutekke in following photos. So name of this cookie come from their shape which resembles a traditional tube-shaped pillow which in old times of Iran, we used to use … Continue reading Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Persian herb rice with fish ( Sabzi polow ba mahi)

Sabzi in Persian language refers to green herbs and polow means rice. Sabzi polow is a Persian rice dish with chopped herbs such as dill, parsley, coriander, .. . that is served with fried fish or Persian herbs frittata (kookoo sabzi). .Herbed rice with fish or kookoo sabzi is traditionally served for Persian new year ( Nowruz) in the first day of the Spring.   … Continue reading Persian herb rice with fish ( Sabzi polow ba mahi)

Persian Mulberry marzipan sweets (Tut)

So Iranian new year (Nowruz) is coming soon ( 21st March) and there are lot’s of things should be done. One of them is preparing home-made sweets, candy or cookies. These gorgeous marzipan sweets are one of the most popular sweets that traditionally served for Iranian new year. Toot or tut in Farsi language refers to a sweet white fruit of mulberry tree. In Iran … Continue reading Persian Mulberry marzipan sweets (Tut)

Iranian New Year ( Nowruz)

Iranian new year is just around the corner. Nowruz is the name of Iranian new year which is first day of the Spring. Nowruz has been celebrated in Iran, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, .. Nowruz is celebration of spring equinox and roots back to ancient religion Zoroastrianism. All Iranian in all over the world celebrate Nowruz, no matter where they are. Nowruz is … Continue reading Iranian New Year ( Nowruz)