Iranian food

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'Grandma Cooking' Is the Inspiration for Rose Previte's Middle Eastern Restaurant

"In Maydān, we’re creating a space for expats and exiles to feel safe," the Lebanese-American restaurateur says.
Mayukh Sen
3.23.18
eggs

Kuku-Ye Sabzi (Iranian Herb Frittata)

Loaded with herbs, this easy and classic Iranian dish is the perfect breakfast, snack, or on-the-go meal anytime.
Yasmin Khan
3.20.17
Iranian food

How I Finally Learned to Cook Iranian Food in Time for Persian New Year

Iranians celebrate New Year—Nowruz—on the day of the vernal equinox. Remembering the Persian dishes so loved by my Iranian dad (and spurned by my proudly Turkish Cypriot mum), I asked British Iranian cook Yasmin Khan to help me to prepare a Nowruz feast.
Sirin Kale
3.20.17
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This Iranian Stew Is Simple, Classic, and Healthy to Boot

Ghormeh sabzi is a "set it and forget it"-style meal that packs tons of protein—and flavor.
Munchies Staff
3.9.17
Recipe

Ghormeh Sabzi (Iranian Herb Stew)

Classic, simple, and loaded with herbs, this Iranian stew tastes great and is healthy, too.
Farideh Sadeghin
2.13.17
iran

Goldfish and Problem-Solving Nuts: Scenes from Persian New Year

Goldfish, bonfires, and problem-solving nuts are just a few of the things that mark the celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year. Translation: Two weeks of family, gifts, and gluttony.
Aida Baghernejad
4.2.15
Candy

How to Survive a Mehmooni Party in Iran

Persian hospitality can be bad for your health. At a traditional <em>mehmooni</em> party, your gracious hosts will literally try to stuff you full of food until you can't take it any more—and that's why I've learned how to lie through my teeth.
Leila Nilipour
9.5.14