Tasty Persian meatballs

We have many different kinds of meatballs in Iran. One of them is made with chickpea flour – not the chickpea that most of us are used to but the chickpeas that can even be enjoyed as nuts.  See the picture below. I sometimes add bullion and sometimes I use concentrated stock in the sauce, the most important thing is for you to taste and adjust seasoning to your liking. Continue reading “Tasty Persian meatballs”

Rhubarb Pie

We have a fantastic rhubarb plant in our garden, we try to use it as much as we can during the summer. Rhubarb pie is absolutely a favorite during summer, easy and incredibly good. This pie has a Persian touch with cardamom and rose water, a fantastic combination I have to say. One can exclude it of course but be brave and dare a little! The pie also contains some nuts that can be excluded if you are allergic. I found the basic recipe online many years ago but can’t find it back now. What I have added is cardamom, rose water and nuts. Continue reading “Rhubarb Pie”

Rhubarb and strawberry delight!

You might find this odd but the Swedes eat different kind of fruit purées, (i.e. strawberry) together with milk as a snack or a light lunch during summer time. I think you call it “Fool”.
I definitely found it odd when I had it for the first time in 1966 – I considered it to be a dessert! But now after 53 years in Sweden, I just love it especially when we have a very hot summer day and I am not very hungry, it is indeed very refreshing. Continue reading “Rhubarb and strawberry delight!”