Meet the Man Who Introduced Persian Ice Cream to Los Angeles
It wasn't easy to get Angelenos used to Mashti Malone's rosewater sorbet with rice noodles. Almost 40 years later, Mashti Shirvani now makes 1,000 gallons of Persian ice cream every day.
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.
Why You’ll Find London’s Best Persian Indian Food in a Cake Shop Basement
Chef Farokh Talati’s day job is at legendary nose-to-tail restaurant St. John, but every month or so he takes over a Soho patisserie to cook the food of his Parsi heritage.
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.
Ghormeh Sabzi (Iranian Herb Stew)
Classic, simple, and loaded with herbs, this Iranian stew tastes great and is healthy, too.
Learning to Cook in a War Zone Makes You Appreciate Good Rice
During the Iran–Iraq War, Moh Narimani’s hometown of Ahvaz was evacuated. He remained to protect his house, but with no women around, he became an impromptu community cook. "The best Iranian chef is judged on who can make the nice rice,” he says.
This Woman’s Living Room Is Kuala Lumpur’s Best Persian Restaurant
After posting online and consulting with friends on the city’s best Persian food, I find myself in the plainly-decorated apartment of Iranian expat Ainaz Reihani.
Persian Food Is a Goldmine for the Intolerant
Middle Eastern cuisine might not seem like a good option for those with problematic bellies, but it turns out that the largely wheat and dairy free food of Persia is an untapped goldmine for the intolerant.
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.
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