Desserts

Baslogh

Baslogh is a Persian walnut pastry, a soft starch made with corn starch, zafaran (Saffron), rose water and topped with walnuts. In my childhood we used to get long baslogh with kite string in layers about 30-60 cm and we children wore it like a necklace, bite and eat it 🙂 it was very fun… Continue reading Baslogh

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Salad/pickles/ jams

Persian Dried Rose Petals Jam (Morabay-e Gol-e Sorkh)

National flowers of Iran are: Rose- Tulip- Mediterranean Cypress and Louts. Among them, rose flowers are most popular and loving between Iranian and have such an especial place. Rose water which is called ‘ Golab’ In Farsi ( Persian) language, is a flavour water made by steeping beautiful rose petals in water and during a… Continue reading Persian Dried Rose Petals Jam (Morabay-e Gol-e Sorkh)

Desserts

Zulbia زولبیا

Zulbia is a kind of deep fried pastry with saffron sugar syrup. It’s a fantastic and super tasty sweet. Zulbia has a crunchy, crispy texture. It is popular sweet in Iran, some African countries such as Algeria, Tunisia , Lybia, in Middle East countries and also in some of Asian countries. Zulbia has been mentioned… Continue reading Zulbia زولبیا

Desserts, Vegetarains

Persian Halva

Halva means ‘ sweet’ in Arabic language. Halva is a kind of sweet, dense and rich desserts, usually made with plain flour - wheat flour – rice and semolina flour but might be made with vegetables such as carrots or pumpkins as well, mixed with sugar, saffron, rose water, cardamom or cinnamon. This pleasant dessert… Continue reading Persian Halva

Desserts

Zaban Puff Pastry

Zaban is flaky, crusty, golden Persian sweet pastry. Zaban means tongue in Persian language. These honey sweets are perfect for a treat and super yummy. Shirni-e Zaban is lovely with cup of  coffee or tea.   Zaban puff pastry Ingredients Puff pastry 3 tbsp. honey 2 tbsp. rose water 2 tbsp. sugar Pinch of saffron… Continue reading Zaban Puff Pastry