Dried limes or black limes provide a complex flavor to many Iranian dishes. They not only give the tang of a fresh lime but also add a fermented musky depth of flavor. In this lentil soup the dried lime and sumac add brightness to match the fresh herbs.
Persian Jeweled Rice is a spectacular rice pilaf topped with colorful gem-like fruits and nuts. This popular Middle Eastern wedding dish is a celebration in itself ~ it’s gluten free, vegan, and incredibly delicious!
Fragrant Persian cranberry rice pilaf with saffron. Sweet, perfect for thanksgiving, cranberry rice pilaf made with basmati rice, cranberries, and saffron. Cranberries are not an authentic Persian ingredient - could use currants.
Easy Leek and Potato Soup Leeks are such a great addition to soup and you’ll love this hearty soup with potatoes and other fresh veggies. This recipe has been adapted from Jamie Oliver, but the measurements and in
Falafel – crispy fried nuggets of ground chickpeas, flavored with herbs and spices. Serve them with Lemon-Garlic Tahini Sauce and warm, homemade Pita Bread. Vegan and gluten free friendly.
This recipe comes from Zahav, the chef Michael Solomonov’s Israeli restaurant in Philadelphia, which is known for its silky and wonderfully rich hummus. Garlic and lemon play small roles here; the indisputable co-stars are the freshly cooked chickpeas and