Ash Reshteh is a thick vegetable and noodle soup which is traditionally prepared to welcome the Persian New Year and noodles are believed to bring good fortune for the following year. There are many different kinds of Ash in Iran but Ash Reshteh is the most famous and popular one among... Read more
New year recipes
This moist and tender cake is a real tea-time treat. It makes a perfect dessert for a cup of steaming tea. The syrup is made with saffron and cardamom that give it a Persian taste and aroma. It´s a bit tricky to make this cake because it has a soft texture, and after... Read more
Fish represents life, so fish dishes figure prominently at meals during Nowruz, the two-week Persian new year celebration that begins with spring. Most of the dishes served during Nowruz or Norooz holidays have herbs as a symbol of rebirth, or fish that represents life. There are other Norooz Specialty dishes such as Noodle... Read more
These delicious date balls are an easy and quick snack that need no baking and are perfect to keep you going throughout the day. They are quite healthy and nutritious thanks to the nuts and dates used in the recipe, and still super sweet without even adding any sugar! Although dates are approximately 50% sugar, eating... Read more
Reshteh Polow is one of the two main dishes that are traditionally served in the evening of the Persian new year (Norooz). It is believed that by eating Reshte Polow on new year, you can grab hold of your destiny for the coming year. This dish is originally from Azerbaijan... 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.