Drinks and beverages

Saffron Tea چای زعفران

Saffron/ Zafaraan زعفران or Zarparaan زرپران is one of the most expensive spices in the world. Saffron is called king of spices and sunshine of spice not only due to it’s gorgeous colour and flavour but also it has lots of benefits for human body. Saffron boosts memory, it is an antidepressant, and good for… Continue reading Saffron Tea چای زعفران

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Rice

Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake ته چین شوید باقالی

Traditionally this rice dish is called tahchin or upside down rice also known as Persian baked rice cake. Tahchin is an Iranian divine rice dish with beautiful presentation. It’s made of layered meat and rice. It may not look like much from the outside but the combination of cooked meat, yogurt, egg and aromatic spices… Continue reading Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake ته چین شوید باقالی

Drinks and beverages, Nations food

Refreshing Saffron Mango Lassi

Lassi is a traditional Indian beverage. Lassi is a yogurt based drink and might be sweet lassi or salty lassi. Sweet Lassi is a mixture of yogurt with spices, milk /rose water and fruits such as mango, strawberries or lemon. It is flavoured with cardamom, saffron and rose water. Salty Lassi is a mixture of… Continue reading Refreshing Saffron Mango Lassi

Nowruz, Stew with polow

Azerbaijani Minced Beef Qeema قیمه اردبیلی

It is very quick and easy recipe to prepare an authentic Azerbaijani qeema/Keema. In Iran we have variety of qeema قیمه with diced or minced meat along with combination of other ingredients. This Azerbaijani qeema, is dry with no juice and still is so delicious and I am sure it will become a regular dish… Continue reading Azerbaijani Minced Beef Qeema قیمه اردبیلی

Drinks and beverages

Persian Saffron (Zafaran) sharbat  شربت زعفرانی

Saffron is one the most expensive and luxurious spices in the world but it’s taste, flavour and giving yellow- orange colouring to the foods is worth the price. Saffron has amazing flavour, some say it’s like honey, some say it’s floral but I say it’s just saffroni. Iran is one of the most important places… Continue reading Persian Saffron (Zafaran) sharbat  شربت زعفرانی