Tea found its way to Persia from India through the Silk Road and soon became Iran´s national drink. Iranians have one of the highest per capita rates of tea consumption in the world and from old times every street has had a Châikhâne (Tea House). Tea houses are still an important social... Read more
Zereshk Polow is also know as "jeweled rice" because of the red barberries in it. Barberry is a common ingredient in Persian cuisine and it can be found at Middle Eastern markets. Since barberry has a sour taste some people add sugar to it to balance the taste, but if you are... Read more
Kookoo sabzi is an aromatic omelette that is served on the first day of spring and Persian new year. It is the most popular Kookoo in Iran, a vegetarian dish filled with variety of herbs and greens.