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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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Leftover Mashed Potato Quiche with Chives | Kookooyeh Sib Zamini by FamilySpice.com

Leftover Mashed Potato Quiche | Kookooyeh Sib Zamini

Use up those leftover mashed potatoes in this Persian dish: Leftover Mashed Potato Quiche with saffron and tarragon, or in farsi: Kookooyeh Sib Zamini. Has everyone recovered from their Thanksgiving food comas? I thoroughly enjoyed my Thanksgiving meal. Actually, I thoroughly enjoyed all of those Thanksgiving leftovers! I go gaga over my mom’s moist bread […]

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Persian Chicken Kabob (Kabob-eh Morgh) by FamilySpice.com

Persian Chicken Kabob (Kabob-eh Morgh)

Persian Chicken Kabob (Kabob-eh Morgh) is incredibly moist and flavorful because of it’s saffron, onion and yogurt marinade. There used to be a time when no one in the U.S. heard of “kabobs.” When I grew up in Houston, for example, the nearest Persian restaurant was an hour away. No bamboo skewers were to be […]

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Pomegranate with Golpar

Learn about the Persian spice Golpar, Persian Hogwood. Includes recipes featuring this exotic spice, including a simple dish of pomegranate with golpar. There are some things in Farsi that easy to translate into English. Then you find these Persian proverbs and sayings and they completely lose their meaning in English. Then there are  the Persian […]

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