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Sweet and Tangy Fish with Saffron Rice

Sweet and Tangy Fish with Saffron Rice

We were given some fish (Crappie) and wanted to try something different with it. I decided to create a citrus sauce for the fish and make some rice topped with saffron to serve it with. Directions: Prepare your fish fillets and marinade. You will need to marinade the fish for at least 4 hours in ... Read More »

Laboo (Beets)

Laboo (Beets)

I know many of you probably don’t like beets…but Laboo is something else! I personally never thought I would find beets to be tasty, but even I found myself enjoying them. However, if you prefer to have the Beets sweetened take them out of the oven, peel off the skin, chip them up, and place ... Read More »

Dolmeh (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Dolmeh (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Dolmeh Barge Mo (Stuffed Grape Leaves) is the most common of Persian Dolmeh. There are a variety of ways to make the mixture that is wrapped with the grape leaves. The way I have wrapped the grape leaves is actually the Turkish style of wrapping. The one that ends up in a square form is ... Read More »

Shirin Polo (Sweet Rice)

Shirin Polo (Sweet Rice)

I finally got around to making this dish! I guess I always felt it was a difficult Persian recipe, but I must say it turned out to be easier than some of the other things I have made. I will warn you though it is extremely sweet (as the name should tell you). I used ... Read More »

Adasi (Lentil Soup)

Adasi (Lentil Soup)

If you’re wondering what else you can do with lentils, this post is for you. This is a simple dish to make and very yummy. Ingredients (4-6 servings): 2.5-3 cups lentils 1 large onion – finely chopped salt/pepper turmeric lemon juice (optional) — just a small amount Golpar (ground angelica) — desired amount sprinkled on ... Read More »

Fereni

Fereni

Fereni is a Persian pudding dessert that people make for various occasions. For some events Fereni is served cold as a dessert, while at other times it is served warm for someone who is feeling under the weather or sick. I personally prefer having it warm. FYI trying to decorate with grounded up pistachio powder ... Read More »

Joojeh Kabab (Chicken Kabob)

Joojeh Kabab (Chicken Kabob)

Its summer and time to get out doors and begin grilling some good stuff! How about some Joojeh Kabab to satisfy your appetite?! Note:you will need skewers that are thinner than those used for Kabab Koobideh. Below you will see two different types of marinated Joojeh Kabab. One is the normal Joojeh Kabab (left) and ... Read More »

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