Shabeh Yalda Appetizer Platter

by My Persian Kitchen on December 18, 2014

Shabeh Yalda

Having this blog has brought many blessing in my life in different forms and shapes. One of said blessing is a greater attention to all things relating to Persian cuisine and culture, two things for which my passion continuously growth stronger and deeper. The second thing is all the people that I have met along the way, and for that I feel very fortunate. As 2014 comes to an end [click to continue…]

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Video Wednesday

by My Persian Kitchen on December 17, 2014

In the past couple of weeks the temperatures in Los Angeles have dropped and we have actually turned on our heater. The upcoming arrival of Shabeh Yalda makes me long for the evenings spent hanging around the Korsi. In light of Shabeh Yalda being on Sunday I am video about this Iranian Celebration.

Today’s video is titled “Iranians celebrate Yalda night in Tehran.” The video is produced by PressTV and it’s 1:57 minutes.



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MENA Cooking Club: Yellow Rice

December 9, 2014
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The December challenge for the Middle Easter & North African Cooking Club (MENA) comes to us from this month’s host who is Maryam Culinary Wonders. This month the cooking focuses on delicious recipes from Iraq. It continues to be such a delicious pleasure Share and Enjoy:

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Video Wednesday

December 3, 2014

Sweets! Who doesn’t love sweets! Persian sweets are delicious, but that’s not all is found in Iran nowadays. French pastries have always been popular in Iran and now there are also other non-Persian styles of sweets! After watching this video I just want a hot cup of tea and every single sweet!!! Today’s video is […]

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Video Wednesday

November 26, 2014

I love coming across Persian cooking videos. I also love coming across modern variations to our popular dishes! Today’s video is just that. I am totally intrigued by Nilo’s variation of Kookoo Sabzi and I am planning on making this recipe! I think it’s a great appetizer idea and esthetically pretty. Surely it is also […]

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Asheh Kadoo Tambal ba Sabzi ~ Persian Pumpkin Soup with Herbs

November 25, 2014
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A couple of years ago I posted a recipe for Asheh Kadoo Tambal, Persian Pumpkin Soup. When I came across the recipe a couple years ago, I brought it up to my mom to see if she had every made it or had it before. She hadn’t. In fact, after I shared with her that […]

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Video Wednesday

November 19, 2014

In light of Thanksgiving in the US being next week, I thought this video is opportune to post today. Here is a Persian lady instructing the viewers on how to make a traditional Thanksgiving meal. I hope you will enjoy this video as much as I did! Today’s video is titled “PokhtOGoft – Thanksgiving.” It’s […]

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Sib Zamini ba Hel ~ Cardamom Potatoes

November 18, 2014
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I can’t believe that next week it’s already Thanksgiving here in the US. Today’s recipe is a perfect side dish for your turkey or your favorite protein any day, for that matter. I have to say that these potatoes are delicious, in fact, because of this recipe I have discovered that Share and Enjoy:

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Video Wednesday

November 12, 2014

My friend David shared this video about the culinary delicacies that the Iranian city of Kermanshah contributes to our cuisine. I hope  you’ll find it as mouth watering and delicious as I did! Today’s video is titled “Food Safari in Kermanshah.” It is produced by PressTV and it’s 5:55 minutes. Share and Enjoy:

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MENA Cooking Club: Reshteh Polow

November 11, 2014
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This month’s featured country for the MENA Cooking Club is Iran! Yes! How exciting is that! The three recipes that I submitted were Reshteh Polow, Asheh Mast, Yogurt Soup, and Sholeh Zard, Persian Saffron Pudding. Here is my Reshteh Polow recipe Share and Enjoy:

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