Desserts, Uncategorized

Ginger Biscuits (Christmas Cookies)

Every year I bake ginger biscuits for family and extra for sharing with friends and neighbours. They are lovely with a cup of tea or coffee. Ingredients 600g plain flour 150g self-raising flour 100g butter 250ml golden syrup 250g brown sugar 2 eggs 1 orange 1/2 tbs cinnamon powder 1tbsp ginger powder 3/4 tsp cloves… Continue reading Ginger Biscuits (Christmas Cookies)

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Salad/pickles/ jams

Pickled Vegetables

Torshi/pickle is Mixed vegetables/fruits preserved in vinegar and salt. Torshi Literally means ‘sour’. Torshi is very popular in Iran, Republic Azerbaijan, Turkey and Arabic countries. Specially in Iran you can find wide variety of pickles. Nowadays, usually house wives like old days during the Autumn go to grocery and buy all fresh herbs and vegetables… Continue reading Pickled Vegetables

Dish

Sosis Bandari (Port sausages)

One of the most delicious and favourite fast foods that you can get from sandwich shops in Iran is called sosis bandari. Bandar means port and bandari means from the port. Originally sosis bandari comes from Southern cities of Iran around the Persian Gulf and it is very hot and spicy. Sosis bandari is a… Continue reading Sosis Bandari (Port sausages)

Kebab

Spicy Pan Fried Kebab

Kebab could be   grilled  or simply cooked in a pan. Main ingredient is ground or diced lamb, beef or chicken ( or mixture of all) alongside with vegetables. Today i cooked pan fried kebab with minced meat with fried potatoes and tomatoes. Ingredients 270g ground beef/lamb 2 medium onion 2 large potatoes 2 medium tomatoes… Continue reading Spicy Pan Fried Kebab