Filo Parcels with Camembert Cheese

These pastry parcels are stuffed with Camembert cheese and Cranberry jam. Soooooooo delicious and at the same time very simple and easy recipe for making a perfect dinner or lunch. You can bake them in the oven at 180C for 25 minutes or fry in a pan. Ingredients 250g Camembert cheese Filo pastry sheets Cranberry sauce unsalted butter, melted How to make it You can … Continue reading Filo Parcels with Camembert Cheese

Chocolate eggs

It’s very easy and lots of fun to make egg chocolates at home with lots of beautiful ideas for different fillings. Ingredients Chocolate egg shells Milk chocolate, chopped White chocolate, chopped candy buttons Dried raspberries, chopped   For filling 1 cup soft cheese ¾ cup cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup orange/ apricot jam   Method I melted the chocolates over the bain Marie … Continue reading Chocolate eggs

Persian Marmalade cookies ( Shirni Mashhadi )

These are Iranian version of shortbread cookies with marmalade. very buttery, delicious and flaky. These beautiful cookies are called Shirni Mashadi or Almani in Iran.They are flavoured with honey, butter and vanilla. garnished with nuts and dried fruits. Once cookies are ready, two cookies are sandwiched together with strawberry- cranberry, orange jam or marmalade and garnished either with melted chocolate or chopped nuts, fruits and … Continue reading Persian Marmalade cookies ( Shirni Mashhadi )

Sour cherry beef stew ( Khoresht-e Aalbalu) with spiced rice

This is a delicious / aromatic sweet stew due to combination of cherry stew with spiced rice. In Iran, best time to get fresh sour cherry is summer time. Most of housewives make jam and marmalade or simply freeze it, and once, want to make sour cherry stew, they use those. Anyway, I have also used sour cherry jam for my stew. You can use … Continue reading Sour cherry beef stew ( Khoresht-e Aalbalu) with spiced rice

Homemade Whole-Wheat Muffins

I know usually English muffins made with white flour but i made my muffins with whole wheat muffins.These muffin breads are tasty,  nice, tender and slightly moist. Ingredients 350g whole-wheat flour 100g plain flour 5g salt 7g dried yeast 200ml warm milk 150ml warm water Extra flour for dusting     Method Put the whole-wheat flour and plain flour in a bowl, add salt and … Continue reading Homemade Whole-Wheat Muffins

Persian Dried Rose Petals Jam (Morabay-e Gol-e Sorkh)

National flowers of Iran are: Rose- Tulip- Mediterranean Cypress and Louts. Among them, rose flowers are most popular and loving between Iranian and have such an especial place. Rose water which is called ‘ Golab’ In Farsi ( Persian) language, is a flavour water made by steeping beautiful rose petals in water and during a long process, rose water produce. In Iran, rose water and … Continue reading Persian Dried Rose Petals Jam (Morabay-e Gol-e Sorkh)

Aubergine Jam

One of the tastiest jams in the world. This jam is popular in Iran and Middle East countries. My mother used to make this beautiful jam and maybe you say aubergine jam??!!!!! BUT you have to try and then tell me your idea. It’s just awesome jam; with simple ingredients you can have such a gorgeous aubergine jam with cinnamon taste. It is pretty easy to make. Ingredients 500g eggplant 2 cups sugar 2 … Continue reading Aubergine Jam

Persian Rice Flour Pudding ( Fereni)

Fereni is a smooth dessert with soft texture. It is made with rice flour ( not rice grains), sugar, rose water, milk and saffron. Ingredients 800 ml milk 3 tbsp. rice flour 2 tbsp sugar Pinch of saffron 1 tsp rose water For garnishing Almond flakes, crushed pistachio and cinnamon powder Preparation Bring milk to boil. Add rice flour, stirring constantly to avoid of forming … Continue reading Persian Rice Flour Pudding ( Fereni)