Desserts, Nowruz

Shirini Latifeh (Latifeh Pastry)شیرینی لطیفه

Latifeh is name for a Persian pastry. It’s so verrrry much delicious and just special pastry. Latifeh means very soft, light, silky and just delightful. Ardebil and Tabriz in NW of Iran are well know for making Latifeh pastry. This cookie or pastry includes two pieces of pastry filled with whipped cream and coated with… Continue reading Shirini Latifeh (Latifeh Pastry)شیرینی لطیفه

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Desserts, Nowruz

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… Continue reading Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Nowruz

Persian Mulberry Marzipan Sweets (Tut) شیرینی توت

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… Continue reading Persian Mulberry Marzipan Sweets (Tut) شیرینی توت

Nowruz

Iranian New Year (Nowruz) نوروز مبارک

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… Continue reading Iranian New Year (Nowruz) نوروز مبارک

Nowruz, Ramadan ( Ramazan), Rice, Vegetarains

Rice with Toasted Noodles (Reshteh Polow رشته پلو)

There are two main dishes  that are traditionally served in the evening of the Persian new year (Nowruz). One of them is Reshteh polow. This dish  is a combination of rice with a special kind of  smoked noodles. In Persian language noodles are called ' Reshteh' and rice dish is called 'Polow'. Therefore, name of… Continue reading Rice with Toasted Noodles (Reshteh Polow رشته پلو)