Persian Recipes:Mast o Khiar (Cucumber & Yogurt Dip)
Mast o Khiar is a simple traditional Persian side dish. It can be served as a dip too. You can use many different herbs (fresh or dried) such as dill, parsley, tarragon, etc. Ghormeh Sabzi (Stew)
Ghormeh Sabzi is an Iranian herb stew. It is an important element of Persian cuisine, often said to be the Iranian ”national dish” Tachin in Farsi and English
Tachin is a persian baked rice recipe that combines saffron, chicken and yogurt to create an exotic blend of decadence and extraordinary flavor. Gaz (Pistachio Candy)
Gaz is the traditional name of Persian candy originating from the city of Esfahan, located in the central plateau of Iran. Made of pistachio or almond kernels, rosewater and egg white.
Tabbouleh is a Levantine salad made of bulgur, finely chopped parsley and mint, tomato and spring onion, seasoned with lemon juice and olive oil.',' Falafel
Falafel (falafil) is a ball or patty made from ground chickpeas and/or fava beans. Falafel is usually served in a pita, which acts as a pocket, or wrapped in a flat bread known as lafa.
Pita Bread(kmaj or khubz) is a round pocket bread widely consumed in many Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines. The ”pocket” in pita bread is created by steam, which puffs up the dough. As the bread cools and flattens, a pocket is left in the middle.
Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey. Turkish Coffee
Turkish Coffee is a coffee prepared by boiling finely powdered roast coffee beans in a pot (cezve), possibly with sugar, and serving it into a cup, where the dregs settle. Turkish Delight
(Lokum) is a confection that in the West is frequently manufactured from starch and sugar, but which in the Middle East takes a variety of forms more subtle, including premium varieties made almost solely of chopped dates, pistachios and hazelnuts or walnuts.