Ramadan ( Ramazan), Rice

Shirazi Rice Pilaf

Shiraz is an ancient city in SW of Iran. Shiraz is known as the city of literature, flowers, wine, gardens, nightingales and poets. This beautiful city is a one of the important tourism centres in Iran. With a short driving distance from Shiraz there are ruins of some of most spectacular ancient sites such as:… Continue reading Shirazi Rice Pilaf

pasta/ spaghetti/ macaroni

Persian style meatballs spaghetti

Dear friends, please do not forget this is a Persian style spaghetti so do not surprise if the method of preparation is a little bit different because In Iran we  cook pasta like cook the  rice. It means first simmer spaghetti in boiling water and then steamed. So we treat pasta like rice, it means in the… Continue reading Persian style meatballs spaghetti


Stuffed Meat Balls With Quail Eggs

Meatballs are always popular and favourite dish. Today i made stuffed meat balls with quail eggs and Tahini sauce. Ingredients for meat balls 250g ground beef 2 large potatoes 1 egg 2 tomatoes quial eggs 1 clove of garlic 2 tbs dried parsley 1 tsp dried mint 1 tsp cumin Bread crumbs Salt - sweet chili… Continue reading Stuffed Meat Balls With Quail Eggs


Azerbaijani Noodle Soup

This noodle soup is popular in NW of Iran. It has a sour/sweet taste due to vinegar and prunes in it.. This is a noodle soup with cereals, meat balls, fried onions and dried mint sauce. Ingredients 200g Persian noodles ( if it is not available you can use egg noodles instead of Persian noodles)… Continue reading Azerbaijani Noodle Soup


Persian Pomegranate Aash/Soup (Aash-e Anaar)

Ash-e anaar or Annar ashi ( Pomegranate soup) is a tasty and hearty soup. Star of this dish is gorgeous pomegranate seeds and it's juice. It’s a soup with meat balls, fresh herbs such as mint, coriander,… and aromatic spices like cinnamon and earthy turmeric. Pomegranate soup is just perfect dish for a cold day.… Continue reading Persian Pomegranate Aash/Soup (Aash-e Anaar)