Sugared Grapes

This is a fun recipe. Super easy and beautiful. Every one will enjoy it, especially children. So obviously star of this recipe is grape. You can choose red- dark purple, or green grapes. Basically it is coating the grapes with sugar. You can use regular granulated sugar or coloured flavoured sugar.

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All are beautiful. With granulated sugar you can make grapes like frosted grapes and with coloured sugar you make your grapes like precious gem stones.

They are so good in parties, or on the cakes or with turkey meals.

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Ingredients

  • Bunches of grapes: red, green grapes
  • Apple juice
  • Sugar (coloured or granulated sugar)

How to make it?????

Wash the grapes. So, You can garnish them as a bunch of grapes or just one by one.

Dip grapes in the apple juice. Then, put them in the sugar and coat them.

Do not put grapes in the refrigerator, simply keep them in room temperature and enjoy them.

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Sugared Grapes

 

Ingredients

Bunches of grapes: red, green grapes

Apple juice

Sugar (coloured or granulated sugar)

 

How to make it?????

Wash the grapes. So, You can garnish them as a bunch of grapes or just one by one.

Dip grapes in the apple juice. Then, put them in the sugar and coat them.

Do not put grapes in the refrigerator, simply keep them in room temperature and enjoy them.

Yalda Night

Yalda night  or what we say in Persian language ‘ Shab-e Yalda (21th of December) is Iranian celebration of winter solstice. Yalda night is  one of the  traditional events in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the year.

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In this special night, family members and friends gather together for dinner and it lasts until midnight.

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During the night we celebrate with tasty traditional meals, nuts and fruits such as : pistachio, almond, walnuts, dries apricots, prunes, pomegranates, watermelon and figs. And meals such as I am going to share recipe with you.

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Other beautiful entertaining in Yalda night is divination by poem book of a famous Persian poet ‘ Hafez from Shiraz’.

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Pickled grapes ( Torshi angoor)

Angoor in Persian language means grape and Torshi means pickle. This is a delicious recipe for pickled grapes. It’s a tangy- sweet supplement to rice – meat dishes and would be great alongside bread and cheese. Or or like what I do, just put out some of them from the jar and eat them by the handful. Combination of vinegar with honey and Rosemary leaves is just sooo good.
Ingredients
250 g green/red grapes
½ cup honey
1 cup vinegar
1 cup water
Rosemary leaves

Directions
Place vinegar, honey and water in a saucepan. Bring it to a boil. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely.
Place grapes in a jar. Pour vinegar-honey mixture over the grapes to cover them . Add Rosemary leaves as well.
Seal the jar with a tight lid. Place it in a cool corner of the kitchen for a week.
After a week, voalla, your divine pickled grapes are ready.

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Cheese wraps

This recipe is about cheese wraps. It is fast and easy and fun to prepare.
Ingredients
Tortilla bread or Persian Lavash bread
Turkey slices ( or Ham)
Red bell pepper, finely chopped
Spring onions , finely chopped
Grapes, finely chopped
Walnuts, crushed
Black olives, chopped
Cream cheese
Salt to taste

 

 

Preparation
I am going to prepare two different types of cheese wraps. One with cheese, walnuts, and grapes. Second one with cheese, Turkey slices, bell pepper, black olives and herbs.
In a bowl with cream cheese, add chopped bell pepper, black olives, herbs, and pinch of salt. Mix well together.
Spread thinly cream cheese mixture on the bread and just make sure all over the bred is covered. Put slices of Turkey top of cheese mixture. Rolls up bread tightly as much you can. Wrap it nice and firm. Put warped bread in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Then, unwrap carefully and cut it into small pieces. They are gorgeous
In a bowl with cream cheese, add chopped grapes and walnuts. Mix together. Spread second cream cheese mixture top of the bread and repeat process like above mentioned.