Rice

Three Tasty-Easy Recipes for Leftover Rice

There are two things that are staple foods in the Iranian cuisine: rice and bread. They eat rice with different kinds of meat stews or vegetable dishes. In North of Iran, near the Caspian Sea, there are beautiful rice fields which are widely famous for cultivation of different kinds of Persian rice. You can make… Continue reading Three Tasty-Easy Recipes for Leftover Rice

Bread, Ramadan ( Ramazan)

Kelane Naan Bread

Kelane کلانه is a traditional Kurdish stuffed fried flat bread نان کردی. A very delicious thin bread. This bread is made in different countries such as Iran, Turkey, Afghanestn, Republic Azerbaijan. and referred to by different names. For example in Iran it’s called ‘ Kelane  ‘ in Afghanestan is called ‘ Bolani  ‘ . Traditionally… Continue reading Kelane Naan Bread

Salad/pickles/ jams, Vegetarains

Traditional Herb Salad with Bread and Cheese (Sabzi Khordan سبزی خوردن )

On a Persian food table you will always have vegetable or herbs salad in Summer time and different types of pickles in Winter season. These salads are a combination of fresh fruits or vegetables that usually housewives buy straight fresh from vegetable grocery. In my country when we buy herbs, it is always sold in… Continue reading Traditional Herb Salad with Bread and Cheese (Sabzi Khordan سبزی خوردن )

Soup/aash

Chicken noodle soup

This  is a rich, hearty and spicy chicken soup that would make your cold winter evening very warm 🙂   Ingredients 2 skinless and boneless chicken breast or thighs 1 sheet of egg noodles 1 small red bell pepper Small piece of fresh ginger root, chopped lengthwise 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 bunch scallions,… Continue reading Chicken noodle soup