Category: Vegetarian

Pasta all’arrabiata – Angry pasta!

“Arrabiata” means “Angry” in Italian. If you see the ingredients you will see perhaps this name comes from that big red hot chilly on it. So yes the “Angry pasta” will be very hot and spicy! The good thing about it is you can cook it in no time, it’s so easy and quick. When…

Italian rice balls with Pachino tomatoes

This is a good starter dish in a cold season. It’s easy to eat, the tomatoe sauce, unlike the usual sauce, is fresh and light and is so easy to prepare. The good thing about this dish is you can make from the leftover risotto and it can be with any type and tastes. Considering…

Pasta with Rosemary

Pasta with Rosemary doesn’t exist in the traditional Italian cuisine! Basically, Rosemary is used for meats only, not pasta. I was in high school when I invented this dish for the first time, inspired by the simplicity of Italian cuisine and it had so much success among my family and friends. So why not to…

Fiber Paste for breakfast

Fiber paste is great for Breakfast! It has so much fiber and the main sweetening ingredient is STEVIA. I use this paste like a butter! with low carb bread, it tastes so good, you should consider that this is NOT KETO because it has sugary fruits (although so low). This paste gives you lots of…

Mirza Ghasemi – Smocked Eggplants Stew

[NO BREAD for Keto or low carb diet] Mirza Ghasemi is typical north Iran dish with eggplants, tomato and lots of garlic! It’s delicious with Barbari bread or Persian rice or even alone! Ingredients | Servings: 2-3 Preparations That’s it! Mirza ghasemi is ready! p.s. again don’t eat bread or rice if you are in…

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad

Shirazi Salad is a very easy salad. Named after one of the ancient cities of Iran: Shiraz. It’s so refreshing and is a good combination with spicy dishes. Ingredients | Servings: 2-3 Sauce ingredients: Preparation

Asparagus risotto

Risotto with Asparagus

Risotto with Asparagus is the dish of Spring! only in spring, you see very delicate and thin asparagus in the market which is so inviting to make a risotto with! This risotto is so simple and light. Ingredients | Servings: 2 Broth preparation don’t let it boil, it should stay just warm. Risotto preparation Buon…

Nargesi – Spinach & Egg sauté

[NO BREAD for Keto | Low carb diet] Nargesi is one of a few vegetarian Iranian dishes. It tastes great with bread (like barbari bread) or even alone. So easy to cook: you basically sauté the spinach and onion with some spices then you add some eggs. That’s it! Ingredients | Servings: 2 Preparation Stir…

Risotto ai funghi porcini

Risotto with Porcini mushrooms

Risotto with Porcini mushroom is a popular dish especially among the North Italy during autumn when the fresh “Funghi porcini” comes into the market. People cook different Italian delicacies with it like: tagliatelle (pasta) with porcini, Tagliata (meat) and porcini mushrooms on top and also risotto with porcini that is so famous. Ingredients | Servings:…

Eggplant Parmesane Served!

Eggplant Parmesan – a lighter version

Eggplant parmesan is one of the classics of Italian cuisine. From north to south of Italy they cook this dish in different ways. Although traditionally you should deep fry the eggplants and in some other eggplants should be covered by breadcrumbs, in this recipe, I preferred to grill them in the oven instead. This way,…

Ribollita - Kale soup

Ribollita – Soup of Tuscany

Ribollita is one of Tuscany’s famous dishes. It’s part of “Cucina Povera” (typical cuisine of poor people) because it doesn’t contain any meat. Ribollita means re-boiled. It was made of vegetable soup of the day before that being “re-boiled” with stale bread in the day after. The source of it unique taste is KALE. The…

Persian White Rice with Tahdig – Kate Style

Iranian or Persian Rice is one of the basic things that every cook of Iranian dishes should know. You have only 1 ingredient to cook but it can turn out to be a hard task! The main characteristic of making Persian rice is the rice should “ری REI” in Farsi means it should “grow” (&…

Baghali Ghatogh – Stew of Beans and Dill

Baghali Ghatogh is one of the famous dishes of north Iran! It’s one of those vegetarian dishes that tastes really good and maybe particular for those who never taste it before. The combination of garlic, dill & turmeric gives it a unique taste and with kateh rice it feels like heaven! aaaaand It’s one of…

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