Vegetarian/Vegan Swedish Cabbage Pudding

This dish is a beautiful, delicious, and classical dish in Swedish cuisine. Very easy to make and a practical meal when you have to feed many people. I have now created a vegetarian/vegan recipe with no meat, and the result is just perfect; as a matter of fact, I like the vegetarian more than the one with meat! Continue reading “Vegetarian/Vegan Swedish Cabbage Pudding”

Persian Saffron Rice Pudding – Shole Zard

Shole Zard (Persian: Yellow pudding) or Persian Saffron Rice pudding is a wonderful snack or dessert made with rice, and the holy trinity of Persian flavors: the aromatic rosewater, cardamom and last but not the least Saffron. Even thinking about it makes me smile! 😊 Continue reading “Persian Saffron Rice Pudding – Shole Zard”

My version of Indian Dahl

All vegetarian delicious dish, easy and quick dish.
There are at least 15 different Dahl in India, I have watched countless YouTube clips and read countless recipes, this is my version of Indian Dahl with lentils. In normal cases you use red or yellow lentils, here I have chosen to do it with green lentils that I happened to have at home.
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Pickled beetroot

Beetroot is one of my favorites in all forms. We use to boil them until soft, then we grate them coarsely and mix it with plain yogurt.  Or eat it as a hot snack after boiling it soft.In Sweden however, the most common way is to pickle them and have it together with stews. Nowadays beetroot is a very common ingredient in salads, etc. Beetroot has been given a renaissance! Continue reading “Pickled beetroot”

Wonderful vegetarian snacks – Fava Beans

Now is the season for wonderful Fava Beans in Sweden. I remember the days back in 1966 when nobody used this excellent vegetable or knew about the wonderful effects of it in Sweden. Nowadays even swedes buy fresh fava beans… so we have come a long way. In Iran, fava beans are used either as snacks during summer and early autumn or used in vegetarian patties or in a wonderful risotto together with herbs.  I will blog about the risotto later. Continue reading “Wonderful vegetarian snacks – Fava Beans”

Leek Frittata

Many people may not know that Iranian Cuisine has many wonderful vegetarian dishes. Last week my brother-in-law and I were with some good friends at Saaghi Grill in Solna (Sweden) for lunch. During lunch, one of our friends told me that she liked leeks in all form and shape. Already there, I began to create something with leeks in my mind, I just wanted to surprise her. Continue reading “Leek Frittata”

My Persian minced turkey Pie

Visited Ingelsta Kalkon in Stockholm not so long ago, we were going to put in an order for a party hosted by my brother-in-law. We seized the opportunity to have lunch there. Ordered turkey pie, it was so good that I thought: I must try and make this when I get home! Had all the ingredients at home, as I imagined I just had to make my basic meat sauce and then roll it into puff pastry. Said and done. I froze the pies individually and forgot all about it. Continue reading “My Persian minced turkey Pie”