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”
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”
I never thought that I would have another love affair at my age, but it is possible of course! It is wonderful to wake up in the morning and feel needed. It is even more exciting to experience the progress! Well, it is not what you think, a man I have in mind, it is sourdough! Continue reading “A new love affair! Sourdough”
I was watching MasterChef Australia and was inspired to make Roti Jala as one of the participants did, but of course with a Persian touch! To begin with, one might wonder what Roti Jala is. Continue reading “Persian inspired Roti Jala! Lace pancake!”
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!”