Iranian people serve traditional dishes such as Samanu on the initial days of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
Morocco’s national volleyball team’s head coach, fresh from a trip to Iran, says Iranian hospitality and cuisines are exemplary among countries across the world.
Komaj is a traditional type of bread that is baked in almost all regions of Yazd Province, but there is an outstanding difference in the ingredients, in a way that the Komaj baked in Bafgh could be presented as a type of “traditional cake.” The art of cooking Komaj in Bafgh has been registered on the list of Iran’s intangible cultural heritage.
Tar Halva is a traditional dessert from Iran’s southern city of Shiraz, cooked mainly in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Albaloo Polo (pilau with sour cherries) is not only one of the most famous foods in Shiraz in southern Iran, but is also a popular dish commonly served in formal parties.
Gaz (Candy) is the name of a type of Persian nougat which originated from Isfahan in central Iran. The sticky white substance is formed of honeydew combined with other ingredients including pistachio or almond kernels, rosewater and egg white.
Haleem, a stew-like Middle Eastern dish, is a traditional and very nutritious meal.
The Shir berenj Pudding is a nutritious food commonly served during the evening fast-breaking meals in the holy Islamic month of Ramadan.
Kaak is one of the traditional and delicious cookies of Kermanshah that is made of very delicate layers and thin dough along with sugar, cinnamon, and cardamom.
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".