A delicious salad that is almost a must in the Persian cuisine. We always serve Salad Olivier on our buffet when there is a festivity. There are many stories about this salad – but I have been told that the salad originates from Russia – the Iranians loved it so much, so they have made their own version. Continue reading “Salad Olivier”
I love coleslaw, don’t really remember but I know we ate a delicious coleslaw at a restaurant and I asked for the recipe, it’s probably over 20 years ago. Received a recipe for several kilos of coleslaw from the restaurant. The recipe was added to my collection and I forgot all about it! Continue reading “Coleslaw!”
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)”
This salad has its origin in Shiraz. Shiraz is one of Iran’s most historic sites. It is also the birthplace of some of our most respected Persian poets such as Hafiz and Saadi. Shiraz is famous for its magnificent architecture, beautiful gardens and the majestic cypress called sarv-eh-naz. It is also here that you can visit the ruins of Persepolis. Continue reading “Salad Shirazi”
A wonderful salad that my sister Payande use to make. Nice as a starter. If you want some crunchiness add some roasted Pine nuts on top before serving. My guests liked it a lot.
I always make a lot of dressing because it goes well with all kind of salad! Continue reading “Avocado salad and dressing with a different touch”