Rice, Vegetarains

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… Continue reading Walnuts pilaf

Salad/pickles/ jams

Marinated Olives زیتون پرورده

In Northern cities of Iran, having pickled garlic with 7-10 years old and marinated olives in their daily meals is a MUST. If you are an olive lover, so perhaps my following post can caught your attention.  I love this salad or pickle which is called ‘ Zytoon Parvardeh’ or marinated olives with walnuts, pomegranate… Continue reading Marinated Olives زیتون پرورده

Desserts

My Pumkin-Walnuts Dessert

An easy recipe for a delicious and  humble dessert. Ingredients 1 pumpkin ½ cup walnuts, crushed 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp cinnamon powder 1 tbsp unsalted butter   How to make it??? Preheat your oven to 176 C. Rinse off the pumpkin. Cut off pumpkin lid. Use a knife to stab outer shell a few… Continue reading My Pumkin-Walnuts Dessert

Desserts

Baslogh

Baslogh is a Persian walnut pastry, a soft starch made with corn starch, zafaran (Saffron), rose water and topped with walnuts. In my childhood we used to get long baslogh with kite string in layers about 30-60 cm and we children wore it like a necklace, bite and eat it 🙂 it was very fun… Continue reading Baslogh