Iranian Recipes

A Project That Became a Journey.

A few years ago, I had an idea for a project. Something that I thought would probably take me only a couple of days to complete. I wanted to compile some of my favorites persian recipes from my mom. So, I…

Can you have Vegan Ghormeh Sabzi?! Yes! Guest Blogger (8)

Excited to bring back one of our guest bloggers, Taji Mortazavi from We’re Talking About Food. When she told me she has a Vegan version of Ghormeh Sabzi I was pretty surprised we could do that! Never say never… Below…

3 Easy Persian Dishes That Taste Great AND Are Healthy. Guest Blogger (7)

Hi everyone! I’m so happy that Shirin has invited me back to The Saffron Life! Despite having never met, she and I have become great contacts, and shall I say friends?! Shirin and I wanted to write about another healthy…

Recipe #8: Dolmeh (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Dolmeh, or Stuffed Grape Leaves, are very common in so many different cultures within the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines. Each type has a little bit of a different variation… one extra spice here, one less spice there. I can…