Walnuts pilaf

A simple rice dish with lots of spices such as turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, coriander, fried onion and walnuts, mmmmmmm so good and healthy light dish.   Ingredients 200g rice, cooked 100g green peas, cooked 1large onion, peeled, thinly sliced 3tbsp walnuts, roughly chopped 2tbsp fresh coriander, chopped ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp cardamom 1tsp cumin…

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Marinated Olives زیتون پرورده

In Northern cities of Iran, having pickled garlic with 7-10 years old and marinated olives in their daily meals is a MUST. If you are an olive lover, so perhaps my following post can caught your attention.  I love this salad or pickle which is called ‘ Zytoon Parvardeh’ or marinated olives with walnuts, pomegranate…

Walnuts Snowballs

These beautiful cookies could be made with walnuts or pecan. They are buttery, with plenty of walnuts and full of flavour. It’s surprisingly easy recipe to follow. Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup walnuts, finely diced and toasted for better taste 113g unsalted butter, room temperature 3tbsp white sugar 1tsp vanilla extract How…

My Pumkin-Walnuts Dessert

An easy recipe for a delicious and  humble dessert. Ingredients 1 pumpkin ½ cup walnuts, crushed 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp cinnamon powder 1 tbsp unsalted butter   How to make it??? Preheat your oven to 176 C. Rinse off the pumpkin. Cut off pumpkin lid. Use a knife to stab outer shell a few…

My Yogurt Balls

Hi my dear page visitors. I am just in love with these yogurt balls. Aren’t they gorgeous? They look like jewels. Very healthy, light and tasty snacks. It is fantastic when you see how easy yogurt transform into these tasty balls. Once you made your yogurt balls , you may keep plain yogurt balls in…

Shirazi Rice Pilaf

Shiraz is an ancient city in SW of Iran. Shiraz is known as the city of literature, flowers, wine, gardens, nightingales and poets. This beautiful city is a one of the important tourism centres in Iran. With a short driving distance from Shiraz there are ruins of some of most spectacular ancient sites such as:…

Deemaaj دیماج

Qazvin in NW of Tehran, is one of ancient cities of Iran. Qazvin was capital of the Persian Empire under Safavids for 57 years. Nowadays, this city is one of important cultural and tourism centre in Iran due to archaeological sites, fortifications, monuments, ……. and beautiful sights and for its carpet patterns, poets, pistachio gardens…

Easy Nut Energy Bar

Hi lovely people. If you are very busy that have no time to eat your food, a delicious and good solution is nut energy bar that is a good sources of protein and carbohydrate. Ingredients 1 cup walnuts 1 cup almond ½ cup sesame seed ½ cup pistachio ½ cup cashew ½ cup pumpkin seed…

Spinach and Garlic-Yogurt Rolls

This is such a delicioussssssssssss and good finger food, party nibbles or snack. Star of this recipe is spinach. You can use either fresh or frozen spinach leaves. One of other ingredients for this beautiful dish is barberry which is called ‘ Zereshk  ‘ in Persian language. Zereshk is dried fruit of Barberries. Iran is…

Gata ( walnut rolled sweet) گاتا مغز گردویی

This lovely sweets are so good and delicious. Armenian community in Iran make it and it is very popular in the whole nation. We can get it easily form confectioneries or bakeries. Ingredients 1 cup unsalted butter 2 cups plain flour 1 cup icing sugar ½ tsp nutmeg powder ½ tsp cardamom powder 1 tsp…