Date and Walnut Cake ( کیک خرما و گردو)

ُُThis is my first post in 2019😊✨ , so I would start with something sweet. Date and walnut cake or loaf is tasty and enjoyed in parties or tea rooms. Anytime, if I have Dates at home, I would love to bake date cake, with banana, sometimes with prunes, and sometimes like today with walnuts. It is a delicious recipe full of flavour and IT … Continue reading Date and Walnut Cake ( کیک خرما و گردو)

Walnuts pilaf

A simple rice dish with lots of spices such as turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, coriander, fried onion and walnuts, mmmmmmm so good and healthy light dish.   Ingredients 200g rice, cooked 100g green peas, cooked 1large onion, peeled, thinly sliced 3tbsp walnuts, roughly chopped 2tbsp fresh coriander, chopped ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp cardamom 1tsp cumin ½ tsp ground coriander seeds ½ tsp turmeric 2 bay … Continue reading Walnuts pilaf

Christmas fruit cake

This is my Christmas fruit cake, a dark, super tasty and full of flavour. Ingredients 150g plain flour 75g ground almond 350g prunes and glacé cherries 230g raisins 35g candied orange peel 175ml honey 125ml spiced rum 175g unsalted butter 175g muscovado sugar 1 orange juice and zest 1 lemon zest 3 eggs 2tbsp cocoa powder ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp clove ½ tsp nutmeg … Continue reading Christmas fruit cake

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

Three Tasty-Easy Recipes for Leftover Rice

There are two things that are staple foods in the Iranian cuisine: rice and bread. They eat rice with different kinds of meat stews or vegetable dishes. In North of Iran, near the Caspian Sea, there are beautiful rice fields which are widely famous for cultivation of different kinds of Persian rice. You can make 10s of gorgeous dishes with white/brown or wild rice. You … Continue reading Three Tasty-Easy Recipes for Leftover Rice

Persian rice with sour cherries (Albaloo polo)

Sour cherry or Morello cherry is called ‘ Albaloo’ in Persian language. Iranian housewives make different things with albaloo such as: sour cherr juice, hot and cold drinks, jam and stew, cake and cookies. One of the Iranian famous rice dish is called Alballoo polo/pilaf which is made with sour cherries, spices and different meats such as: beef, lamb, or chicken and meat balls. The spices used … Continue reading Persian rice with sour cherries (Albaloo polo)

Tahchin Shevid- Baghali (Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake

Traditionally this rice dish is called Tahchin or upside down rice also known as Persian baked rice cake. Tahchin is an Iranian divine rice dish with beautiful presentation. It’s made of layered meat and rice. It may not look like much from the outside but the combination of cooked meat, yogurt, egg and aromatic spices with rice create a crunchy outer crust and soft inside … Continue reading Tahchin Shevid- Baghali (Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake

Harissa ( Wheat Bulgar Porridge From South of Iran)

Haleem,  or hareesa is a thick and delicious porridge. Basically, this dish is made of boiled ground wheat or barley (bulgur) mixed with spiced meat….Haleem ( Halim) is popular dish in Iran, Arab countries around the Persian Gulf, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkey, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Haleem, hareesa, Jareesh, Keskeh or Arizah has different recipes and varies from region to region. Haresse or halim is a … Continue reading Harissa ( Wheat Bulgar Porridge From South of Iran)