Sunday, June 23, 2024

Foods and Recipes

Doimaj; Traditional Iranian Snack for Summer Time

Doimaj, also known as Dogmaj, is a common traditional snack which people in some Iranian provinces eat during the warm seasons.

Greasy Cookie of Northern Iran: Reshte-Khoshkar

Reshte-Khoshkar is a tasty Iranian cookie native to the northern province of Gilan. The sweat and greasy cookie is usually eaten as a tea-time snack.

Angoshtpich or Nishala; Common Ramadan Food in Iran, Tajikistan

Iran and Tajikistan have many cultural commonalities, but among them is a delicious dish which is served in the two states with different names.

Iranian Netizens Shocked, Saddened by Death of Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain, the American celebrity chef whose tragic death was announced Friday, is admired by Iranians not only for his popular TV show and great talent, but also for the positive image on Iran he conveyed to the rest of the world.

Iranian Mango Pickle; A Marvellous Mixture of Flavours

Mango is a sensuous, juicy, exotic fruit, and one of the most popular tropical ones in many countries, including Iran. The unripe fruit tastes tart and is used for producing pickles and sauces, among other foods.

Iran, Land of Diverse Ramadan Traditions

Special ancient traditions are still practiced in a number of Iranian cities during the holy month of Ramadan in addition to the common rituals and customs practiced nationwide.

Sholeh Mashhadi: Nutritious, Delicious Iranian Dish

The Mashhadi Pudding, locally known as Sholeh Mashhadi, is a special kind of broth indigenous to the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad.

Tehran Hosting Public Iftar Ceremonies in Ramadan

Citizens of Tehran can break their fast in Iftar ceremonies held every night during the holy month of Ramadan in Imam Hussein Square.

Lorestan’s Shami Kebab; Fairly Sour, Extremely Delicious

Shami Kebab is one of the original dishes of Khorramabad in Lorestan Province in western Iran. It has many fans and is a fairly sour and very delicious food.

Iran Hosts 4th ECO-Silk Road Food Festival

The 4th edition of “Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) – Silk Road Food Festival” was recently held in Zanjan province, northeastern Iran.

Shooshtari Pillaf; A Meal for Parties

The Shooshtari Pilaf is a local food indigenous to southern Iran and served especially in celebrations and parties.

Abriz; Delicious Dish Indigenous to Bakhtiari Tribe

“Briz” in the Bakhtiari language means “to fry”, and “Ab Briz” means meat cooked and fried in its own stock. The word has been abbreviated as “Abriz,” also known as “Owriz.”

Maash Pati Stew; Popular Dish in Northern Iran

Maash Pati or mung beans stew is one of the local dishes of Golestan province in northern Iran which is served in different seasons, but mostly in winter and spring.

Ginger Halva; A Yummy Traditional Iranian Confection

Ginger halva is a traditional Iranian confection which is usually served with tea and as a delicious dessert.

Nowruz in Northern Iran Sweetened with Homemade Pastry, Halva

People in Ardeh village of Rezvanshahr County, northern Iran, annually cook Zarrineh, a traditional type of pastry indigenous to Gilan Province, and a special variation of halva to celebrate the arrival of spring and the Persian New Year.

Cooking Samanu, Ancient Tradition in Northern Iran

Samanu, one of the seven items in the Haft-Seen table of Iranian people during Nowruz, is a sweet paste whose cooking is traced back to the pre-Islamic Persia.

Baklava of Tabriz; A Sweet Iranian Dessert

Baklava is a sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts sweetened and held together with syrup or honey. It is popular in Iran, Turkey, the Caucasus, the Balkans, and some West Asian states.

Qayqanaq; Delicious Pancake Indigenous to Iran’s Azarbaijan

Qayqanaq is an Iranian snack made with flour, eggs and sugar, almost similar to the common pancakes made in other parts of the world.

Badkoubeh Kookoo; Easily-Made Iranian Dish

Badkoubeh Kookoo is one of the most important and yummy local dishes made in the north of Iran.

Maani-Pilaf; A Local Gourmet Iranian Food

Maani-Pilaf is a tasty and colourful local Iranian food made with several ingredients, including rice and meat.

Gheymeh Rizeh; Easily-Made Iranian Dish Popular with Almost Everyone

Gheymeh Rizeh, a local dish originally made in Iran’s Isfahan, is prepared with small meatballs, chickpea flour and fragrant green-leaf vegetables.

Piazoo: A Yummy Traditional Iranian Food

Piazoo, a traditional food usually made in the Iranian city of Zanjan, is yet another Persian dish that tastes good and is worth trying.

Iranian Breakfast; A Meal with Great Diversity

The Iranian breakfast table is a perfect and simple serving with a healthy diversity, ranging from simple bread and cheese to more complicated dishes like Kalleh Pacheh.

Baastermeh; A Turkmen Fish Pilau with Pomegranate

Baastermeh, also known as Baastermeh-Pilau, is a delicious local food of the northern Iranian Golestan Province and usually cooked by Turkmens.

Sir-Qalyeh; Delicious Iranian Garlic Stew

Sir-Qalyeh is one of the most popular dishes of northern Iranian province of Gilan, which ranks first in the country as far as the diversity of local foods is concerned.

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