Strange Iranian Dishes One Must Try before Death

Iran is a vast country with a wide range of subcultures, tastes, and food diversity, so much so that sometimes the taste of some of these foods and their ingredients seem strange even to the Iranian people themselves.

Chai-Churak: Special Bread Zanjanis Bake in Ramadan

Chai-churak, or tea-bread in local language, is a small bread made of flour, water, milk, sugar, eggs, oil and sesame seeds.

Valak Pilau; A Native Dish of Tehran

Valak Pilau and Valak Soup are native foods of Iranian capital Tehran that are prepared with a wild plant called Valak.

Carrot Meatballs: A Yummy Iranian Food

Carrot meatballs also known as Kermanshahi meatballs are one of the various types of meatballs cooked in Iran and among the most delicious and nutritious ones.

Iran to Host First International Gastronomy Festival

Iran is to hold the first International Gastronomy Festival with the main goal of bringing various countries and nations closer together through the means of food, said the director of the festival, Jalal Zokaee.

Jaghoor-Baghoor: Delicious Taste of Sheep’s Pluck

Jaghoor-Baghoor is a traditional food of Zanjan province in northwestern Iran, which is mainly made of the sheep’s liver, lungs, and heart.

Qanbar-Polo: Delicious Dish Indigenous to Shiraz

Qanbar-Polo is a food from Shiraz, a large city with an ancient civilization, located in the southwest of Iran in Fars province.

Sohan Asali; Special Persian Sweet for Nowruz

One of the most delicious homemade sweets prepared for the Persian New Year is Sohan Asali, which is a combination of honey and Sohan, a traditional saffron brittle toffee indigenous to Iran.

Barberry; A Healing Plant Since 2,500 Years Ago

Barberry, also known as berberis, is a plant with lots of medical features used in many Iranian dishes, desserts and drinks. Medicines made of barberry have been used for 2,500 years for treating various diseases.

Sistan & Baluchestan; Home to Most Exotic Fruits

Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran is falsely known as “a deprived region”, but that’s not the whole story, as the province enjoys a wide range of unique attractions and natural resources.

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