Bread

Potato stuffed bread (Naan shekampour)

One of the easiest and tastiest bread you ever had. Preparing the dough does not need any yeast , baking soda or baking powder. Very easy peasy. I stuffed my bread with potato and some vegetables but you can fill it with any kind of meat or herbs and vegetables. The most important point is… Continue reading Potato stuffed bread (Naan shekampour)

samosa, dumpling, Vegetarains

Potato Samosa

 Samosa or as we say in Farsi sambose  is a fried , boiled or baked pastry with different filling such as vegetables, meat and spices. Nowadays, samosa is a  very popular dish in most of countries. In my country Iran, In South and East of country  samosa is a snack but  in old days it… Continue reading Potato Samosa

kookoo/ frittata, Ramadan ( Ramazan), Vegetarains

Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Kookoo lobia sabz is a traditional classic dish in Tabriz an ancient city in NW of Iran. This dish is served in especial occasions and for Iftar in month of Ramadan. Tabrizi green beans is absolutely delicious, full of flavour and colour. Kookoo ( kuku) in Iranian cuisine, applies to an eggy dish or an… Continue reading Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Rice

Basturma or Basdirma Polo

Basturma or Basdirma polow /pilaf is a traditional Azerbaijani rice dish that is popular in Ardebil an ancient city near Caspian Sea. The meaning of the word ‘ Basturma or Basdirma’ translates as ‘ to press’ or ‘ pressed’. An other literally meaning of this word is ‘ buried’. Why the name of this dish… Continue reading Basturma or Basdirma Polo

pasta/ spaghetti/ macaroni

Persian style meatballs spaghetti

Dear friends, please do not forget this is a Persian style spaghetti so do not surprise if the method of preparation is a little bit different because In Iran we  cook pasta like cook the  rice. It means first simmer spaghetti in boiling water and then steamed. So we treat pasta like rice, it means in the… Continue reading Persian style meatballs spaghetti