Recipes

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…

Recipe #7: Chicken Noodle Soup (The Persian Version)

I just realized it’s been a while since I posted a recipe. As I sit here, warm under a blanket and the heat on (Yes, even though its still about 50 out… but  I am cold already) I figured it…

Recipe #6: Salad-e Olivieh (Chicken, Potato & Egg salad)

No, we couldn’t just stop at chicken salad, or potato salad or a nice simple egg salad. We went above and beyond, mixed it all up and came up with Salad-e Olivieh! Such a multipurpose and delicious dish. In my…

Recipe #5: Borani Esfanaaj (Yogurt & Spinach Dip)

When I typically think Spinach.. I don’t have the most pleasant thoughts. Until I think about “Borani Esfanaaj“. Then it’s, hello spinach! This is an appetizer that is usually made when we have company over. Not sure why it was…

Recipe #4: Eating Rice = Being Iranian

How do you know if you are Iranian?? If you are eating this 8 out of 7 days in the week             There is really no such thing as a proper Iranian dish without the…