Foods and Recipes
Iranian (Persian) recipes and Iranian (Persian) food – A collection of recipes and instructions for making various Iranian foods
The holy month of Ramadan is coupled with special customs and traditions in towns and villages in the central Iranian province of Hamadan.
The custom of baking traditional home-made breads, which had long been forgotten in many Iranian cities, has revived amidst the outbreak of coronavirus.
Tarkhineh (also known as Kashkineh) is a nutritious local dish cooked in many western cities of Iran.
Sholeh-Qalamkar broth is a popular, traditional Iranian meal with a rather long list of ingredients and a lengthy recipe.
Lahijan cookies are among the most delicious cookies of the world that cannot be easily overlooked.
As the Iranian people have self-isolated amid the outbreak of coronavirus and have become obsessed by the health tips in the purchase of groceries, many families have decided to bake homemade bread to avoid getting out and buying from the bakeries.
According to an old custom, people in the city of Zavareh in Iran’s Isfahan Province serve free coffee in celebration of the mid-Sha'ban Islamic feasts every year.
Tomatoes might seem incongruous ingredients for making a jam, but the final result will be undoubtedly one of the best desserts you have ever tasted.
As a common practice among the people of different cultures or the first days of New Year, Iranians serve their traditional dishes, such as Sabzi Polo, on the initial days of Nowruz.
Kulaneh Ash is one of the traditional dishes of Kermanshah province in western Iran that is cooked on the occasion of the first tooth growth in children or in the cold season of the year to strengthen the body and prevent the cold.
While a novel coronavirus originating from China has infected thousands of people around the world, an Iranian Health Ministry official has introduced two herbal teas as a natural way to strengthen the body's immune system.
Cauliflower stew is an original Iranian stew cooked with a variety of red and white meats. This stew is one of the most nutrient Iranian dietary dishes that can be beneficial for many families.
The Shirazi yoghurt broth is a tasty, traditional Iranian food which originates from the city of Shiraz in southern Fars province, and can be served as the main meal or as a snack.
Quince is a fruit of the cold season; a fruit that has many benefits and with which various and delectable foods are prepared in Iran. Quince stew is one of these dishes.
Yalda dinner, a meal traditionally eaten at the winter solstice each December, forms a significant part of gatherings held to celebrate “Shab-e Yalda” (the longest night of the year) in Iran. Let’s find more about various Yalda dishes in different parts of the country.
The famous Canadian food blogger and influencer, Trevor James, says Iran means the smell of colourful and delicious food whose videos can be shared with people around the world. “I think the taste of Iran is like sweet saffron.”