When we hear Ardabil souvenirs and food, what comes to mind are the delicious Sabalan Honey, clotted cream and local butter, but this is only a small part of the diverse world of food souvenirs and handicrafts of Ardabil that you can buy during your trip to this province.
Perhaps many among the current residents of Tehran do not know that Reshteh Polo, or Persian noodle rice, has been a regular dinner for old residents of Tehran, who were both gastronomes and good-timers, but at the same time easygoing and frugal, on Yalda Night.
One of the good customs in the Iranian city of Sardasht, which has its roots in popular beliefs there, is getting together for different reasons. And making traditional food is one of the main reasons for people to assemble socially. One of these traditional dishes is "Kalaneh".
Preparing the Iranian traditional sweet paste, Samanu, is part of the country’s ancient heritage and provides a time for families to get together in the city of Shareza, in the central province of Isfahan.
Tourists traveling to the Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province in southwestern Iran do not hesitate to order “Bakhtiari kebab” when they go to a restaurant.
These are small jam or chocolate sweets known in Iran as Mashhadi sweets. Each sweet is made up of two layers put on each other.
Cooking Doşab or grape syrup has long been a traditional way of preserving the juice of the fruit and its properties in Iran’s northwestern region of Azarbaijan.
Preparing votive food in the month of Muharram is one of the traditions of Muslims, especially the people of Iran. During the months of Muharram and Safar on the lunar calendar, Shia Muslims mark the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Hussein ibn Ali, and also the Fourteen Infallibles.
Halva is a type of traditional sweetmeat or confection usually made in different ways. Here, we will review the recipe for a traditional, nutritious Azeri type of halva in which grape syrup is used instead of sugar.
Gozlama is one of the dishes that is cooked in Urmia, the capital city of Iran’s West Azarbaijan province.
The Iranian capital, Tehran, is one of the nation’s largest cities and is home to a whole variety of cultures and traditions. However, local dishes of the capital are little known.
Osku Chorei, otherwise known as Osku Bread, is the traditional bread specific to Osku County in East Azarbaijan Province, and is among the most delicious traditional breads in Iran.
Chertmeh is one of the stews local to Semnan Province in central Iran, which is cooked using the sheep’s inner body parts including tail fat and liver. It is a traditional stew served with rice, which are known as Chertmeh Polo together.
As a common practice among the people of different religions, cultures and nationalities around the globe on the eve or first days of the New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes on the initial days of Nowruz. Reshteh Polo is one of these popular dishes which is made on the first Saturday of the new year.
Iranian people serve traditional dishes such as Samanu on the initial days of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.