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 it tastes better but feel free to use any part of…

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…

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…

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…

Ghormeh sabzi

Ghormeh Sabzi – Persian stew of herbs

This dish is among the most delicious Iranian food recipes. I never tasted such a combination of flavors in any other dish like Ghormeh Sabzi. The Fenugreek is the superstar here! So only if you have this specific ingredient cook ghormeh sabzi! Talking about patients, you should be Veeeery patient while cooking this dish. This…

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…

ketogenic brad and low carb bread

Keto Bread / Low carb bread

This Keto Bread / Low carb bread is gluten-free, so no wheat flour is been used, so just consider that it will have a different texture compared to a normal bread. When you eat it fresh (just out of the oven) outside is a bit crunchy but inside is smooth and mushy (but it’s cooked…

Khoa or Khoya

Khoya

Khoya (or khoa) is condensed milk, it’s a famous ingredient in Indian cuisine. So natural and good for making sweets like: gulab jamun which is my fav Indian sweet 😀 Ingredients Preparations: When khoya cools down, it becomes hard and almost solid. You can keep it fridge for 3-4 days.

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