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Vegetarian

Meatless recipes, many of them have eggs and cheese, some has only ghee which you can replace with vegetable oil to stay vegan. Enjoy!

Adas polo Lentils with rice

Lentils with Rice – Adas Polo Recipe

Adas Polo is an easy Iranian dish. For this recipe, you need to have the 2 main ingredients: Basmati rice and Lentils. It doesn’t matter so much what kind of lentils you use (green, red, gigantic…) the important thing is the rice should be Basmati (however if you can’t find it, Thai rice is also…

turnip greens with beans

Turnip greens with beans – Vegan

With already cooked beans, the “Turnip greens with beans” will be ready in than 25 mins! In the Italian version, you don’t add any spices. But I think adding a bit of cumin and fennel brings it flavor to another level. Toast some rustic bread with a good extra virgin olive oil and the taste…

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 Eggplant Stew

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! [NO BREAD for Keto or low carb diet] 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   It is a great combination with dishes like Adas polo (Lentils with rice) and spicy flavors Noosh e jan…

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…

Kuku Sabzi

Kuku sabzi – kuku of herbs

Kuku sabzi is one of the famous Iranian dishes which is made of only herbs, spices and eggs. You may eat Kuku Sabzi with rice or bread (not in Keto diet :D) or alone. It tastes great with lemon or plain yogurt. In many Iranian restaurants, it is served as an appetizer. Ingredients | Servings:…

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:…

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…

Tahdig with kateh style

Persian white rice with tahdig – kate style

Cooking  Persian Rice the Kate style is one of the basic things that Iranian cooks should know. You have only 1 ingredient, but it can be very tricky! because the basmati rice should “ری REI” in Farsi means it should “grow” (& doubles in size) but at the same time It should be soft and…

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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