Tahchin Shevid- Baghali (Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake

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 with rice create a crunchy outer crust and soft inside … Continue reading Tahchin Shevid- Baghali (Persian Dill & Broad Beans Rice Cake

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 egg-based dish. Kookoo or frittata might be meatless that would … Continue reading Green Beans Frittata ( Tabrizi Kookoo Loobia Sabz)

Baghala Ghatogh (Persian Fava Beans Stew)

Baghala ghatogh  is a northern Iranian speciality dish in Gilan and Mazandaran provinces. Traditionally it made beans, dill, poached eggs and spiced with turmeric. For making this dish needs a type of beans called ‘Pache baghali’ but out of Iran it’s difficult to fine it, so ‘Fava beans or broad beans’ are good substitute. Baghal ghatogh, is a vegetarian dish. Northern part of Iran is called ‘ … Continue reading Baghala Ghatogh (Persian Fava Beans Stew)

Japanese Salmon rice with fresh vegetables

You can serve this meal as a main course or side dish. Ingredients 200 g salmon fish, finely cut into small pieces 200 g rice 2 eggs 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 carrot, grated 3 tbsp green peas 2 spring onions, finely chopped Salt and oil   Method Place rice in a rice cooker, add oil, water, soy sauce and cook it. While rice is … Continue reading Japanese Salmon rice with fresh vegetables

Chocolate eggs

It’s very easy and lots of fun to make egg chocolates at home with lots of beautiful ideas for different fillings. Ingredients Chocolate egg shells Milk chocolate, chopped White chocolate, chopped candy buttons Dried raspberries, chopped   For filling 1 cup soft cheese ¾ cup cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup orange/ apricot jam   Method I melted the chocolates over the bain Marie … Continue reading Chocolate eggs

Onion omelette muffins

These egg muffins are so good, moist and delicious. Obviously you can make omelette in different way. For instance my mother used to fry sliced onions, mix with eggs and make a delicious fried onion omelette, wrap it by tortilla bread ( lavash bread) and go on. I just tried same omelette recipe in muffin cups, and result of my effort looks very nice. Ingredients … Continue reading Onion omelette muffins