Pomegranate Jelly

November 7, 2014
Pomegranate Jelly

I can’t believe another year of Pomegranate Week has come to an end. Considering the amount of pomegranates I have consumed in the past two weeks while working on these recipes, I am not, by any stretch of the imagination, Share and Enjoy:

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Pomegranate Cheesecake

November 6, 2014
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It is safe to say that Cheesecake was an acquired taste for me. When I first moved to the United States I was introduced to a few types of American food and sweets that I had not grown up with. While I LOVE Cream Cheese, Cheesecake was too sweet and too heavy for me. Ironically, it […]

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Video Wednesday

November 5, 2014

A couple of years ago there was a Pomegranate Festival in Iran and delegates from different countries were invited to attend. I was impressed by the beautiful art featured in this video and the pomegranate cake!!! I want one!!! Today’s video is titled “Pomegranate festival-Iran-11-04-2012.” It is produced by Press TV and it’s 7:41 minutes. […]

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Zeytoon Parvardeh ~ Persian Pomegranate, Olive, & Walnut Dip

November 3, 2014
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I am so excited to bring to you once again my yearly Pomegranate Week! Today’s recipe is the first for this year’s Pomegranate Week 2014 recipes. Zeytoon Parvardeh is a beloved Persian dips, yet, and ironically, I never had Share and Enjoy:

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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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