Desserts, Nowruz

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… Continue reading Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

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Persian sour cherry pilaf (Albaloo polow ba tahdig maast) آلبالو پلو با ته دیگ ماست

Sour cherry or Morello cherry is called ‘ albaloo’ in Persian language. Albaloo or moreloo cherry is smaller that sweet cherry with dark red colour. The origins for Sour cherry is in Iranian plateau or East Europe. This fruit is very popular in Iran from ancient time to modern day Iran. Nowadays, albaloo or sour… Continue reading Persian sour cherry pilaf (Albaloo polow ba tahdig maast) آلبالو پلو با ته دیگ ماست

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Persian Spicy Prawn and Rice کته میگو

Geographically Persian Gulf form southern border of Iran. Therefore, seafood is a significant part of diet of inhabitants of the Iranian provinces that are located around the Persian Gulf. Today I made the Persian Gulf style prawn & rice. Prawn/shrimp is called ‘ meygoo میگو’ in Farsi language. This is an easy recipe and Spicy… Continue reading Persian Spicy Prawn and Rice کته میگو