Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

In Northern cities of Iran, having pickled garlic with 7-10 years old and marinated olives in their daily meals is a MUST.   If you are an olive lover, so perhaps my following post can caught your attention.  I love this salad or pickle which is called ‘ Zytoon Parvardeh’ or marinated olives with walnuts, pomegranate molasses, garlic and spices such as ground angelica. A … Continue reading Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

Shirazi Rice Pilaf

Shiraz is an ancient city in SW of Iran. Shiraz is known as the city of literature, flowers, wine, gardens, nightingales and poets. This beautiful city is a one of the important tourism centres in Iran. With a short driving distance from Shiraz there are ruins of some of most spectacular ancient sites such as: ancient city of Persepolis, Tomb of Cyrus the Great in … Continue reading Shirazi Rice Pilaf

Persian Pomegranate Stew with Chicken and Walnut ( Khoresht-e Fesenjan)

This sensational dish, is one of the  traditional Persian stew or khoresh. Fesenjaan was a ceremonial dish in ancient Iran in the era of the Sassanian empire (224-651 AD) as  new year meal. It is basically made with duck, chicken, turkey,beef or lamb meat. Sometimes made with meatballs as well. In some areas, It has sweet taste and in other areas has sweet-sour taste. Fesenjan … Continue reading Persian Pomegranate Stew with Chicken and Walnut ( Khoresht-e Fesenjan)