Adas Polow (Persian Rice and Lentils)


Welcome to the 4th day of Hanukkah and to our 4th recipe and country! Today we are (virtually) traveling to Iran, with one of my favorite rice dishes, adas polow. And please be sure to come back tomorrow to see where in the world we are going to during Hanukkah. So far I shared recipes […]

Persian Doughnuts with Saffron and Rose Water (Bamieh)


I am always on the hunt for new treats and places to try and thanks to my best HS friend and her Persian beau, Joe and I have a new favorite bakery. Assal pastries is here in So Cal (Irvine for local folks) and is filled with Persian treats. This is unlike the typical American […]

Persian Lemon Chicken Soup…and Some Awesome Changes!


  Some pretty cool things are about to be in the works soon. What should I write about first? This amazing Persian soup or what I’m excited about?…   OK…soup it is! I can’t help but allow food to mold me!   This Persian chicken soup is my mom’s sisters recipe. Simple ingredients and bright […]