Zeytoon Parvardeh - Persian Marinated Olives - I got it from my Maman
Zeytoon Parvardeh are olives that are covered in a paste made of fresh herbs, walnuts, garlic and pomegranates. It makes a fantastic maze or snack!
Meygoo Polo Recipe _ Persian Prawn Rice
Meygoo Polo is a flavourful prawn rice dish from the south of Iran. Having prawns as one of the main ingredients makes this dish so unmistakably southern.
Khoresh-e Aloo Esfenaj - Golden Sour Prune and Spinach Stew - I got it from my Maman
Khoresh-e Aloo Esfenaj is a simple but oh so tasty Persian stew made of lamb, golden sour prunes and spinach, that has a subtle sweet and sour taste.
Salad Olvieh - The best Potato Egg Salad - I got it from my Maman
Salad Olvieh is a type of potatoe salad, however the name 'potato salad' wouldn't do it justice, there really is much more to it.
Mirza Ghasemi - Smokey Aubergine Tomato Dip - I got it from my Maman
Mirza Ghasemi is a very popular appetiser in Persian cuisine. It is a smoked aubergine, tomato and egg dip, that originally comes from northern Iran.
Mast o Khiar - Yoghurt with Cucumber, Raisins and Walnuts - I got it from my Maman
Mast o Khiar is a delicious, creamy yoghurt with cucumbers and garlic, that you can enjoy on its own, with crackers or as a side dish with a full meal.
Salad Shirazi - Shirazi Cucumber, Tomato and Onion Salad - I got it from my Maman
Salad Shirazi, as the name suggests, comes from Shiraz. Its fine texture allows all the flavours to mingle in your mouth for an explosion of fresh taste.
Dolmeh Felfel - Persian Stuffed Peppers - I got it from my Maman
Stuffed Peppers are popular in many countries around the world. Today I'd love to show you the Persian version of this juicy, delicious dish: Dolmeh Felfel
Khoresh-e Bamieh - Persian Lamb Okra Stew - I got it from my Maman
Khoresh-e Bamieh is a tasty lamb okra stew from the south of Iran. The pleasant hint of sourness in this dish comes from tamarind paste.
Adas Polo - Persian Lentil, Raisin and Date Rice - I got it from my Maman
Adas Polo is a tasty Persian rice dish with lentils, raisins and dates. Lentils provide a source of protein, while raisins and dates give natural sweetness.
Havij Polo ba Morgh - Jewelled Carrot Rice with Poussin - I got it from my Maman
Havij Polo is another colourful Persian rice dish, jewelled with finely chopped, sweet carrots and caramelised orange peel.
Carrot Jam - Morabaye Havij - I got it from my Maman
Carrot jam is one of my favourite jams! Maybe that's because my Maman used to make it a lot. If you haven't tried it, I dare you to give it a go!
Stuffed Aubergines - Garni Yarikh - I got it from my Maman
These stuffed aubergines will transport your tastebuds to another dimension! Another naem for this heavenly dish is Garni Yarikh.