Anthony Bourdain and Persian Cuisine

November 2, 2014
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The very first time I saw Anthony Bourdain post a picture of his recent travel to Iran I first looked at the picture in complete disbelief and then I started jumping up and down from absolute happiness. I have been saying this for a long time now Share and Enjoy:

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Halloween Jack O’ Lanterns Peppers

October 31, 2014
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In light of today being Halloween I thought I’d post a fun and healthy snack idea. I have been eating a lot of vegetables with yogurt or hummus as a healthy snack option. The idea for these fun orange bell peppers carved to look like Jack O’ Lanterns came from the good old Share and […]

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Video Wednesday

October 29, 2014

Who doesn’t love Kuku Sabzi?!! As a foodie I never get tired of reading about Persian food and watching people make Persian food!! Today’s video is titled “Radio Free Food: How To Make A Persian Kookoo Sabzi.” It’s produced by  Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and it’s 4:08 minutes. Share and Enjoy:

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Video Wednesday

October 22, 2014

Today we have yet another video about how to make Persian rice. Today though we add one more category to this series: young guys who make Persian rice!!! Today’s video is titled Persian Rice. It’s posted by reppingthabay510 and it’s 4:50 minutes.   Share and Enjoy:

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Khoresht Haveej ~ Persian Carrot Stew

October 21, 2014
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Today’s recipe is Khoresht Haveej, a Persian stew that is made with carrots and prunes. I always associate Persian recipes made with prunes to fall or winter dishes. To me prunes give recipes an warm and earthy flavor.  The traditional recipe for this dish Share and Enjoy:

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Video Wednesday

October 15, 2014

  In light of last week’s post about Mehregan, today’s video is about the historical background of what this festival is and how it began Share and Enjoy:

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Koofteh Somagh ~ Persian Rice Meatballs with Sumac

October 14, 2014
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I have been wanting to make this recipe for a while to post on MPK. Neither my mom or I had ever heard about Koofteh Somagh before I pointed it out to her in Ms. Montazami’s cookbook a while back. I happen to like Koofteh Berenji, Persian Meatballs with Rice, a lot and I find […]

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MENA Cooking Club: Lentil Soup

October 10, 2014
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A few months ago I joined the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) virtual cooking club. It’s been fun discovering recipes from various parts of the Middle East and North Africa. For this post I choose Egyptian Lentil Soup from the three choices that were presented by this month’s host Share and Enjoy:

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Keshmesh Polow ~ Persian Raisin Rice

October 9, 2014
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We have officially entered the Fall Season. But in my neck of the woods it does not feel like Fall, at all. I am serious when I say that I miss wearing my scarves and the slight chill in the air that we  experience here in Los Angeles. But let’s not get caught up in […]

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Video Wednesday

October 8, 2014
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Last year I received an email from Persian comedian Kvon asking me if I was interested in talking about Persian food for a documentary he was in the process of creating. I immediately said yes because I actually knew who he was and found him amusing.  A few years back he was on a show […]

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