Why don’t we use cardamom in cookies all the time?

Yes, my exact thoughts when I first tried  the cardamom cookies I made a while back. Since my whole week was rather hectic, I couldn’t be up to day with the Persian food posts, so here comes the last one, The cardamom cookies. The recipe is easy, all you need is some rice flour (easily…

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Persian rice

Last days have been hectic. Delayed flights, trains, missed connections, lack of sleep, relatives, more lack of sleep, bachelorette party, more lack of sleep, road trip. Yes, I am home. But before I start bragging on how beautiful my country is, I need to post this recipe for the best rice I’ve ever made. It…

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Chicken Fesanjun for early Autumn days

Not long time ago I purchased the Persian cookbook mentioned in my previous post and I came across this recipe, this pomegranate walnut chicken stew. I got intrigued. I made half of the recipe, meaning 1 cup of walnut, 2 cups water, combine and set then aside. In a pot you bring to a boil half a…

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Walnut bean paté sau fasole bătută cu nuci 

The title is pretty much explanatory. You roast the walnuts, you add the beans, garlic, blend them and at the end add some olive oil and fresh herbs. I didn’t have fresh ones in hand but I added some dried herbs instead. The original recipe can be found in the Taste of Persia cookbook by…

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Vegan Mac and Cheese

Or better said, pasta with butternut squash sauce. But vegan sells better. Powered by Youtube, this recipe pretty much won my heart. I am not a big fan of butternut squash so I decided to give it a try in this way. My God. Unexpectedly delicious. Like, really. The recipe is pretty much easy, you…

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