Sweet and Tangy Fish with Saffron Rice

Sweet and Tangy Fish with Saffron Rice

We were given some fish (Crappie) and wanted to try something different with it. I decided to create a citrus sauce for the fish and make some rice topped with saffron to serve it with. Directions: Prepare your fish fillets and marinade. You will need to marinade the fish for at least 4 hours in ... Read More »

Dolmeh (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Dolmeh (Stuffed Grape Leaves)

Dolmeh Barge Mo (Stuffed Grape Leaves) is the most common of Persian Dolmeh. There are a variety of ways to make the mixture that is wrapped with the grape leaves. The way I have wrapped the grape leaves is actually the Turkish style of wrapping. The one that ends up in a square form is ... Read More »

Shirin Polo (Sweet Rice)

Shirin Polo (Sweet Rice)

I finally got around to making this dish! I guess I always felt it was a difficult Persian recipe, but I must say it turned out to be easier than some of the other things I have made. I will warn you though it is extremely sweet (as the name should tell you). I used ... Read More »

Fereni

Fereni

Fereni is a Persian pudding dessert that people make for various occasions. For some events Fereni is served cold as a dessert, while at other times it is served warm for someone who is feeling under the weather or sick. I personally prefer having it warm. FYI trying to decorate with grounded up pistachio powder ... Read More »

Maash Polo

Maash Polo

This dish is a lot like Adas Polo (in my opinion); however, a few steps in making it vary. Mung Beans (maash) take a little longer to cook and become soft, so keep that in mind when you decide to make this dish. Another thing I usually use is a brown sugar coloring (the specific ... Read More »

Joojeh Kabab (Chicken Kabob)

Joojeh Kabab (Chicken Kabob)

Its summer and time to get out doors and begin grilling some good stuff! How about some Joojeh Kabab to satisfy your appetite?! Note:you will need skewers that are thinner than those used for Kabab Koobideh. Below you will see two different types of marinated Joojeh Kabab. One is the normal Joojeh Kabab (left) and ... Read More »

Torshi Bademjan (Pickled Eggplant)

Torshi Bademjan (Pickled Eggplant)

This is a very easy and quick torshi that one of my friends makes all the time. I have had it a few times at their place and I really like it! Ingredients: Eggplants (thin ones usually called Mexican Eggplants) –however many you want to make Apple vinegar garlic cloves or chopped garlic herbs — ... Read More »

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