Tag Archives | Persian New Year (Norouz)

Persian Rosettes | Window Cookies (nan panjareh) by FamilySpice.com

Persian Rosettes | Window Cookies (nan panjareh)

These Persian Rosettes, nan panjareh (window cookies), are delicate treats. Similar to funnel cakes, they are deep fried and dusted with powdered sugar. Those that know me, know that I am quiet and private person. Although I have strong opinions, my blog is a place for me to express myself creatively, not politically. I am […]

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Happy Nowruz and the First Day of Spring!

Tomorrow marks the first day of Spring. And on the Persian calendar, it is also the first day of the new year. Actually, the Spring Vernal Equinox falls today, March 20th, at 6:45 P.M. EDT. It’s a time to gather with your family, sit around the haft sin and share the traditional meal of sabzi pollo ba mahi (herbed […]

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The haft sin for Persian New Year (Norouz) by FamilySpice.com

Happy Norouz!

This Sunday, March 20th, at 4:21 PST Spring will arrive! The Persian New Year will also begin. There are many reasons why I love this holiday, putting aside that it dates back 3000 years. Spring has always been symbolic as a time of rebirth, where the cold winter is over, and the beauty of spring […]

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Persian Herb Quiche (Kookoo Sabzi) for Norouz by FamilySpice.com

The Persian New Year (Norouz) and Kookoo Sabzi

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and first day of spring, with this traditional herb quiche, Kookoo Sabzi. With all the chaos in my household, I forgot yesterday was Chahr-Shambeh Souri. This is the Tuesday night prior to Nowruz (Persian New Year) where you jump over flames to ward off evil. Sounds dangerous to an […]

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Persian New Year and Ash-e Reshteh

Celebrate spring and the Persian new year with this traditional Persian noodle soup with herbs, Ash-e Reshteh. Unfortunately for my husband, I am not a soup eater. There are only a few soups I totally adore: Good New England Clam Chowder, Authentic Florida Conch Chowder and Ash-e Reshteh. And luckily for me, I will be […]

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