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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…

Osso Buco with Saffron risotto (Milanese risotto)

Osso buco (or 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…

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…

Fesenjan – 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 –…

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 around 1 hour. But if you like a good tahdig (rice crust) it can take longer :D. I think with chicken thighs it tastes better but that’s my personal preference. In this recipe,…

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…

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…

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

Ghormeh Sabzi – Stew of Herbs

This dish is among the most delicious Iranian food recipes. I never tasted such combination of flavors in any other dish like Ghormeh Sabzi. The Fenugreek is the superstar here! So if you don’t have this specific ingredient try to cook it when you have it. It worth the patience! Talking about patients, you should…

Grilled Chicken Tandoori

Chicken Tandoori is one of my favorite dishes, the meat is so tasty and tender although I love to eat it with naan but it tastes very good alone or with salad! Tandoor means oven (in Persian we call it: Tanoor). So it’s usually cooked in the oven, but at home and to cook it…

yogurt has so many benefits specially for our intestine its full of probiotics

Homemade yogurt

Yogurt is one of the most used “mazze” (or Mezes) in Iran, Turkey and many other middle eastern countries. In my house we consume 2 L of plain yogurt each week! So for me, It’s almost a tradition to make yogurt every week! 🙂 with this recipe, you can make yogurt easily at home. Plain…

Khoresht Gheimeh

Khoresht Gheimeh – Stew of yellow split peas

Khoresht Gheime is a popular dish in Iran. It’s made of meat, split peas and tomato concentrate (or puree) and onions. Khoresht in Farsi (Persian) means stew. It’s always served with rice. The “mazzes مزه” that you can combine this dish with are so vast: plain yogurt, Shirazi salad, raw onions, torshi (Iranian pickles), herbs……

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…

Naan Barbari – Barbari Bread

Barbari bread or Naan Barbari is one of the famous breads of Iran. With this bread, any Iranian dish feels more authentic. After lots of trial and error, I come up with this recipe which respects the characteristics of the original bread. Hope you like it! Ingredients for glaze: Preparation of glaze: In a small…

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