Ossobuco with Saffron risotto (Milanese risotto)

Ossobuco with risotto alla Milanese (saffron risotto) is one of the classics of Italian cuisine. It’s the right recipe in cold season. For this recipe, you need to have cross-cut veal shanks and 2 hours of patient 😉 IMPORTANT: Click here to see the recipe for creamy Risotto alla milanese which is the yellow risotto…

Pasta with Shrimps and Zucchini

This Italian pasta dish is so quick to make. It’s is an easy recipe. I prefer to use fresh cream & fresh shrimps, this way the taste of this delicate dish will be better. Lets see the ingredients: Ingredients | Servings: 2 Preparation Buon appetito! 😉

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 Alla Carbonara

The real Carbonara is without cream and garlic. To make this recipe I tried 4-5 times (a joyful sacrifice coz I gained some weight!) to have the right consistency between the ingredients. For this recipe, it’s important to have Guanciale or Pancetta and Pecorino Romano cheese. Ingredients | Servings: 2 Preparation Grate some pecorino cheese…

Fesenjoon

Fesenjan or Fesenjoon recipe – Persian stew of pomegranate and walnuts with duck

Fesenjan or Fesenjoon is an ACE of Iranian cuisine. With its unique ingredient: Pomegranate’s concentrate and Walnut the flavors of this stew are sour, sweet and salty. No OIL is required because of the natural oil of the walnuts. Try it once and you’ll fall in love with this dish! Ingredients | Servings: 2 –…

Cheesecake with Bitter Orange Marmalade

Cheesecake is one of my childhood favorites. My mom got the recipe from her German friend as “Philadelphia kuchen” back in 1993. Since then I have had a vast variety of this sweet and each time it was very delicious, this version is with bitter orange marmalade. Enjoy 🙂 Ingredients | Servings: 4 – 5…

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…

Cakey Brownies

Cakey brownies have a cake consistency this is more because we use brown sugar, not granulated sugar… They are not so sweet but they are soft and fluffy. Ingredients | Servings: 4 – 5 Preparation For atleast 1 hour put eggs and butter outside.. They should be in room temprature. This brownie is extremely soft…

Risotto alla Milanese – Risotto with Saffron

“Risotto alla Milanese” indicates that it’s from the Italian city of Milan. The north of Italy is very famous for it risottos, if the center and south are famous for different kinds of pasta in north of the country risottos are considered so important. The famous risotto rice are: Carnaroli (most of the restaurants use…

Zereshk Polo Morgh – Barberry Rice with Chicken

Zereshk Polo Morgh literally means: Zereshk (dried barberry), Rice, Chicken. It’s one of the easiest dishes in Iranian cuisine. It cooks in 1 hour. But if you like a good tahdig (rice crust) it can take longer 😉 I think with chicken thighs tastes better but feel free to use any part of chicken you…

Pasta all’Amatriciana

Simplicity is the main characteristic of Italian cuisine. You need only 3 main ingredients to make this delicious pasta. A good Guanciale or Pancetta, Cherry tomatoes and pecorino Romano (cheese). Pasta all’Amatriciana (Amatrice is the name of a city in center of Italy) is ready in no time! literally, you can make it in less…

Low Carb Paste for Breakfast

This is great for Breakfast! It has so much fiber and the sweetner is STEVIA. I use this paste like a butter! with low carb bread, it tastes so good. It can be considered as KETO, if the fruit ingredients remain within the net carb allowed in ketogenic diet. It will give you lots of…

Ghee – Clarified Butter

Ghee is made of butter, but it doesn’t contain any humidity nor protein which are typical ingredients of butter. That’s why it’s been called: Clarified butter or Ghee (its Indian name). It has many benefits like High Smoke Point so it’s great for fryings because it doesn’t burn quickly and become cancerogenic, it’s easier to…

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…