Desserts, Nowruz

Qottab شیرینی قطاب

Qottab/Ghotab شیرینی قطاب is one of Iranian delicacy from Yazd یزد, an ancient and famous city in Iran, that is recognised as a world Heritage site by UNESCO. Yazd is well known for its history, sweets and traditional architectural element which is called Wind catcherبادگیر and since ancient time up to now is used. Yazd… 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

Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

Mutekke or Cigarette  cookies 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 which resembles a traditional… Continue reading Mutekke Cookies(شیرینی متکا)

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Persian Mulberry Marzipan Sweets (Tut) شیرینی توت

So Iranian new year (Nowruzنوزور) 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 توت in Farsi language refers… Continue reading Persian Mulberry Marzipan Sweets (Tut) شیرینی توت

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Iranian New Year (Nowruz) نوروز مبارک

Iranian new year is just around the corner. Nowruz نوروز is the name of Iranian new year which is first day of the Spring. Nowruz has been celebrated in Iran, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan .. Nowruz is celebration of spring equinox and roots back to ancient religion Zoroastrianism. All Iranian in all over… Continue reading Iranian New Year (Nowruz) نوروز مبارک