Sekanjebin (Persian mint syrup)

Something for both children and adults! In Iran, we are careful about what we eat in winter, spring, etc. When spring came, it was customary to offer salad (Romaine salad) with accessories. One of the accessories for the Romaine salad was just mint syrup. The other was a mixture of white wine vinegar and Angelika. Continue reading “Sekanjebin (Persian mint syrup)”

Strawberry ice-cream or sorbet!

The best ice-cream ever! 

Planning to visit our oldest son with family this weekend and I decided to make an ice-cream bomb, with flavors that I know they like. Since my daughter-in-law is allergic to Pome fruits, I decided to make coconut ice cream that I have blogged about before, combined with strawberry ice cream (or sorbet) and ginger ice cream. Continue reading “Strawberry ice-cream or sorbet!”

Chai – Te – Tea

It’s no secret that we Iranians drink an incredible amount of tea every day. It is a ritual about tea drinking that is not so widely known. On the other hand, what most do not know is that Iran produces lots of tea. It’s really an incredible story about how the production started in Iran. In 1895, the English had a monopoly on tea production in India with the quite rigid rules for non-Europeans to engage in this trade. Continue reading “Chai – Te – Tea”

Lovely meringues!

I have learned that there is a difference between meringues and meringues! It is said that meringues originate from the town of Merringen in Switzerland. The meringues available to buy are pretty dull in my opinion. It is quite easy to make meringues yourself so why buy?
Use areas for meringues are many, I myself like to make meringues and serve it with ice cream or gelato. Simply put, your own imagination is the limit 😊

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