Happy Iranian New Year /Happy Nowruz

Countdown to Iranian New Year (Nowruz نوروز). People buy sweets, candies, nuts and fruits for welcoming new year. Streets planted with beautiful flowers and decorated with painted eggs. Best regards, Rozina's Persian Kitchen Happy Nowruz everyone /نوروز بر همگی مبارک و فرخنده باد These are sweets and nuts that usually we prepare for Nowruz Happy… Continue reading Happy Iranian New Year /Happy Nowruz

Nowruz, radio show

My Persian New Year (Nowruz نوروز) Radio Show

Salam, hi, hello to my lovely friends from all over the world. Persian new year (Nowruz نوروز ) is nearly approaching. I would like to take opportunity and say Happy new year or as we say in Farsi Nowruz Mobarak نوروز مبارک to every one. Please join me March 20 on Ayrshire online Radio in… Continue reading My Persian New Year (Nowruz نوروز) Radio Show

Desserts, Nowruz

Qottab شیرینی قطاب

Persian new year or Nowruz is nearly approaching and one of the biggest Nowrouz traditions is baking delicious sweets and pastries . You have no idea, the cardamom, cinnamon, and rose water aromas are filling my kitchen right now. One of popular sweets for Nowruz is called: Qottab. Qottab/Ghotab شیرینی قطاب is one of Iranian delicacy… Continue reading Qottab شیرینی قطاب

Desserts, Nowruz

Shirini Latifeh (Latifeh Pastry)شیرینی لطیفه

Latifehلطیفه is name for an Iranian pastry. It’s so verrrry much delicious and just special pastry. Latifeh means very soft, light, silky and just delightful. Ardebil اردبیل and Tabriz تبریز in NW of Iran are well know for making Latifeh pastry.Also latifehلطیفه might be a name for girls. This pastry includes two pieces of pastry… Continue reading Shirini Latifeh (Latifeh Pastry)شیرینی لطیفه

Desserts, Nowruz

Cigarettes Cookies(شیرینی سیگارت)

Mutekke or Cigarette  cookies شیرینی متکا یا سیگارت are  traditional Azerbaijani cookies. Mutekke موتکه یا متکاwhich is called bolster in English language is a long and narrow pillow filled with cotton or feather. By the way I have attached some photos of Mutekke in following photos. So name of this cookie come from their shape… Continue reading Cigarettes Cookies(شیرینی سیگارت)