Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Mutekke or Cigarette  cookies are  traditional Azerbaijani cookies. Mutekke which 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 which resembles a traditional tube-shaped pillow which in old times of Iran, we used to use … Continue reading Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Persian Mulberry marzipan sweets (Tut)

So Iranian new year (Nowruz) is coming soon ( 21st March) and there are lot’s of things should be done. One of them is preparing home-made sweets, candy or cookies. These gorgeous marzipan sweets are one of the most popular sweets that traditionally served for Iranian new year. Toot or tut in Farsi language refers to a sweet white fruit of mulberry tree. In Iran … Continue reading Persian Mulberry marzipan sweets (Tut)

Iranian New Year ( Nowruz)

Iranian new year is just around the corner. Nowruz is the name of Iranian new year which is first day of the Spring. Nowruz has been celebrated in Iran, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, .. Nowruz is celebration of spring equinox and roots back to ancient religion Zoroastrianism. All Iranian in all over the world celebrate Nowruz, no matter where they are. Nowruz is … Continue reading Iranian New Year ( Nowruz)