Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Food

Gamaj Kebab Luxury Food of Northern Iran

The Gamaj kebab stew is one of the delicious and luxury Iranian stews which originally belongs to northern Gilan province.

Pomegranate Paste; A Delicious Autumn Flavour

Pomegranate paste is a popular flavouring in Persian cuisine, known as a basic ingredient of many delectable Iranian dishes with a mouth-watering aroma.

Tehran’s 90-Year-Old Confectionery Selling Unique Handmade Chocolates

Mignon confectionery has been working for about 90 years in the Iranian capital Tehran at the intersection of two of the city’s oldest streets.

Torsheh Vash; Great Choice for Those Who Like Sour Foods

Torsheh Vash is one of the local foods of northern Iran, especially Gilan province. The name of this stew is taken from one of its ingredients, a plant called Torsheh Vash (wood sorrels).

Opiozi; A Traditional Dish from Southern Iran

Opiozi is a dish that is mostly cooked in Dezful in southern Iran, but is also cooked in some parts of Qeshm Island. 

Pumpkin Soup; Suitable Dish for Autumn

Pumpkin Soup is a traditional dish of Iran’s Markazi Province. In ancient times, people in this region tried to strengthen themselves by using soups that provided the necessary energy.

Tahdig; A Dish All Your Dinner Guests Will Be Fighting Over

The crisp, craveable rice called tahdig inspires ferocious passion and competition in Iran and beyond. A report by the Wall Street Journal provides all the tips you need to master this crowd-pleasing showpiece, plus three delicious recipes.

Garmsari Meat Tahchin; A Luxury Persian Meal

Garmsari Meat Tahchin is one of the traditional but luxury Iranian foods most popular in central parts of the country.

Afghan Immigrants Running Cozy Café in Downtown Tehran

Two young Afghans have opened a café in the Iranian capital to bring together Afghans and Iranians alike in a friendly atmosphere.

Lavashak; Mouth-Watering Persian Fruit Roll-Up

Iranian fruit roll-ups are among the most popular snacks that please young and old alike.

Dampokhtak; Persian Turmeric Rice with Split Fava Bean

Dampokhtak, or Dum Pukht as called in the Indian Subcontinent, is a very simple and popular dish in Iran, which is very easy to make.

Yazdi Coffee; Delicate Drink Indigenous to Central Iran

Yazdi Coffee is a traditional type of coffee made in the Iranian city of Yazd. It is a very tasty drink thanks to the long cooking time and the use of cardamom, rosewater and rock candy in its preparation.

Iran to Host Nations’ Food Festival Next Month

Iran is set to host a food festival of world nations in August with the aim of bringing different peoples closer together.

Sekanjabin Syrup; A Traditional Persian Drink for Hot Seasons

Sekanjabin, a traditional Iranian syrup made up of honey and vinegar, turns into a wonderful tasty drink when combined with cucumber, especially in hot seasons.

Chilled Yogurt Soup, Delicate Persian Dish for Hot Days

Abdoogh Khiar or Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup is a simple, healthy and light dish that is easy to digest and quenches thirst due to its cool nature.

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 Polo; A Native Dish of Tehran

Valak Polo 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.

Iran’s Sistan & Baluchestan; Home to Most Exotic Fruits

Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran is falsely known as “a deprived region” while it enjoys a wide range of unique attractions and natural resources, including exotic fruits.

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