These small pieces of candy are super simple and incredibly tasty. In addition, very flexible, You can put your stamp on these candies. Excellent gift for Christmas. Continue reading “Christmas candy”
Category: Food & Culture – Holidays
Persian Herbed Rice with white fish (Sabzi Polo Ba Mahi)
Well, today is the Persian New Year, Norooz! I have blogged about the Persian New Year earlier, but now I want to tell you about the day’s typical menu. The menu consists of tasty herbed rice with white fish as the symbol of abundance. It is an easy and an excellent combination. Continue reading ” Persian Herbed Rice with white fish (Sabzi Polo Ba Mahi)”
Persian New Year – Norooz Pirooz!
On the 20th of March 2021 Iranians all over the world celebrate The Persian New Year Noroo! Continue reading “Persian New Year – Norooz Pirooz!”
Happy New Year!
Yes – now 2020 is almost over, an incredibly trying year for all of us with Covid pandemics and quarantine. In any case, cooking has become even more meaningful this year for us. Continue reading “Happy New Year!”
Celebration of Winter Solstice in Iran (Shabe Yalda)!
No one who has been in power in Iran has succeeded in changing the culture of ancient Iranians! Neither the various warlords nor Islam. Continue reading “Celebration of Winter Solstice in Iran (Shabe Yalda)!”
Fika – made in Sweden
Introducing my guest blogger:
Just recently, my dear newly found old acquaintance friend Stina Almroth published a book about the Swedish tradition of fika. It is a beautiful book containing anecdotes that explain the deep meaning and importance of this very Swedish tradition of fika. I am honored that she has chosen to be my guest blogger today. The book has already won awards: Swedish winner of Gourmand Award in the “Coffee” category.
The book is also the winner in the category “Ceremonial meals” in the Meal Academy’s competition 2020. At the end of this post, you will find information about ordering the book worldwide and in Sweden. Continue reading “Fika – made in Sweden”
Always present at the Iranian table.
Fresh herbs are always present at an Iranian dinner or lunch table. Continue reading “Always present at the Iranian table.”
Persian food system
Balancing food is serious business for all Iranians. Therefore we follow the food system that has been around for more than 1000 years! Continue reading “Persian food system”
When in France!
I have missed you, dear readers! I have not blogged for a while – we have been to Paris and south of France to celebrate my niece anniversary. Continue reading “When in France!”
I am very well aware that one should be careful not to generalize but there are some things I dare say most people born in Iran avoid eating. Second-generation Iranians living in Sweden or other countries have probably learned to eat some “trendy” dishes. Continue reading “Food memories!”