Dip - Sauce

Muhammara Dip

Roasted bell pepper and walnut dip is called Muhammara محمره . It is originated from Aleppo in Syria. It is a delicious, and easy vegan dip. It can be eaten as a dip and spread or as sauce for meats. Key ingredient in this recipe is sweet red pepper (capsicum). Other ingredients for this recipe… Continue reading Muhammara Dip

Salad/pickles/ jams, Sandwich

Sausage Napoleon Salad سالاد ناپلئونی سوسیس

You can call it Napoleon Salad سالاد ناپلئونی , club sandwich/ salad. This sandwich not only has a rich texture but also has lovely taste with great presentation. This is a beautiful layered sandwich with variety of meat, nuts, veggies, sauces or any cheese you like You can use chicken meat, fish or sausages in… Continue reading Sausage Napoleon Salad سالاد ناپلئونی سوسیس

Desserts

Sunflower Seeds Halva حلوای تخمه آفتابگردان

Halva/halwa is very common thing in the Middle East and yet not well known in many countries. Halva is a flour based sweet confection dish, tasty, delicious and you would love it. Halva might be a combination of flour (wheat flour, rice flour, corn starch, semolina) with different ingredients such as sesame paste, sunflower seeds… Continue reading Sunflower Seeds Halva حلوای تخمه آفتابگردان

Salad/pickles/ jams

Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

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 زیتون پرورده’ or marinated olives with… Continue reading Marinated Olives (Zeytoon Parvardeh)

Christmas, Desserts

Walnuts Snowball Cookies

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… Continue reading Walnuts Snowball Cookies