Orange Delight راحت الحلقوم

There is a kind of sweet treat ,made of orange, lemon, grapefruit or pomegranate juice, corn starch and sugar. They are called Lokum or Lokma in Turkish. In Iran, there are varieties of this soft and delight sweet consist of chopped walnuts, almond or hazelnuts , rose water or orange blossom for more flavour, like…

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Zucchini Frittata with Orange-Yogurt Sauce کوکو کدو سبز

Maybe you do not like zucchini (courgette) taste, but you can make it tasty and enjoy it now and again. Zucchini is very watery and best way or let’s say ways to remove excess water is to salt the zucchini and then squeeze it. Today I have my zucchini cakes with orange-yogurt sauce. Just give a try and find out how much…

Pumpkin and Orange Soup

A creamy soup with lots of flavour and beautiful colour.   Ingredients 1 small pumpkin, peeled and seeded 1 leek, sliced 4-5 small carrots, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 large potato, peeled and chopped 1 tsp dried rosemary Finely grated zest and juice of 2 oranges crème fraiche ( optional) 1…

Chocolate dipped Orange peel- dates and raisins

Anytime I make a dish, desert or jam with orange, it brings amazing beautiful bright coloعr and warm perfume into all kind of my recipes. Orange peel or fruit in sugar syrup is popular in Middle East. but they are not jam. Because It is crystallized fruit or a pieces of peel that are cooked…

Candied Citrus Peel

These gorgeous candied citrus peel are elegant and cute with lot’s of lovely taste. Suitable with tea or coffee along with toasted bread and butter. They taste and smell amazing. Yet good for decoration your cake or cookies .you can store it for about 2 moths in a container.   For making candied citrus peel,…

Orange Cake

I love orange: orange oil, orange aroma, orange jam or marmalade, and orange cake. My today cake with orange flavour and nice texture, is perfect and beautiful cake. Ingredients 200g plain flour 200g unsalted butter 200g sugar 150g orange jam or marmalade 3 eggs 2 Tsp baking powder 3 Tbsp orange juice Preparation Preheat the…

Date Energy Balls

These peanuts-orange date balls no need to bake. Very easy to make them and are just yummy and perfect for snacking and good choice for vegan and vegetarians. Ingredients 2 cups soft dates, pitted 1 cup salted peanuts or other nuts such as walnuts-pistachio, almonds, cashew 1 cup oat 1 large orange   Method Place…

Persian Barberries Rice with Chicken زرشک پلو با مرغ

Zereshk is Persian name for dried fruit of barberries. Zeresk is widely cultivated in Iran. It is used in medicines, for preparing jam, tea, syrup, salad, juice and cooking rice or stew. Zereshk polo is an Iranian classic and ceremonial dish, made with mixed rice with barberries ( zereshk) and chicken(morgh) in tomato/saffron sauce. This…

Candied orange slices

I  have posted previously candied orange peel recipe and today I make  candied orange slices which are so delicious  and worth trying. Ingredients 3 oranges, sliced into round 2 Tbsp orange juice 2 cups water 2 cups sugar   Preparation Bring the water to a boil and add orange slices. Boil for 1 minute, then…