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 egg-based dish. Kookoo or frittata might be meatless that would … Continue reading Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Deemaaj

Qazvin in NW of Tehran, is one of ancient cities of Iran. Qazvin was capital of the Persian Empire under Safavids for 57 years. Nowadays, this city is one of important cultural and tourism centre in Iran due to archaeological sites, fortifications, monuments, ……. and beautiful sights and for its carpet patterns, poets, pistachio gardens and Sweets such as Baklava. Name of my recipe is … Continue reading Deemaaj

Spinach and Garlic-Yogurt Rolls

This is such a delicioussssssssssss and good finger food, party nibbles or snack. Star of this recipe is spinach. You can use either fresh or frozen spinach leaves. One of other ingredients for this beautiful dish is barberry which is called ‘ Zereshk  ‘ in Persian language. Zereshk is dried fruit of Barberries. Iran is the largest producer of zereshk in the world. Most of … Continue reading Spinach and Garlic-Yogurt Rolls

Spicy Lentil Flatbread

This flat lentil bread recipe is sooooo good and delicious. There are different kinds of lentils: red or orange, brown, green, yellow. I made my lentil bread with red ones. You can find all of them in your local super markets and Middle East grocery stores. There are used different names in different languages for lentils, for example in Persian and Arabic it’s called ‘ … Continue reading Spicy Lentil Flatbread

Vegetables and Fruits Decoration

Making a creative and colourful salad plate with carving with vegetables and fruits carving is very relaxation job, lots of fun and result is really cool.   Ingredients Red- yellow bell peppers Radish Strawberries Spring onion Method Chop the radish half way through on opposite sides. Make several elliptical cuts around the strawberry. Cut bell pepper in half. Cut out triangles around the side of … Continue reading Vegetables and Fruits Decoration

Fried Diced Potatoes with Turmeric

You know turmeric is a herb with lots of benefits. You can use turmeric in different ways, you can eat or drink it as a lovely tea . It’s not only a kind of spice but also is a medicine with lots of goods. Turmeric is called ‘Zardchobeh ’ in Persian and is one of key ingredients in In Iranian cuisine. We add turmeric to stews, … Continue reading Fried Diced Potatoes with Turmeric

Coloured Tahdig

Persian ( Iranian) rice gets steamed with the most scrumptious, crunchy and golden crust that is called ‘ tahdig’ meaning bottom of the pot in Farsi language. Tahdig, is speciality of Iranian cuisine consisting of crispy, crunchy, golden browned layer of either rice – bread, potatoes or meat taken from the bottom of the pot , while the rice on the top steams. Usually in … Continue reading Coloured Tahdig