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Mast-O-Khiar+Mast-E-Mooseer+Ruffles=Love

by Karen August 15, 2011
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Any proper foodie, especially one with a food blog, would probably never admit to loving Ruffles chips as much as I do.  Generally, I'm not a junk food lover and really don't care for Ruffles on their own, but put a big bowl of mast-o-khiar or mast-e-mooseer (cucumber and mint yogurt and shallot yogurt, respectively) […]

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Sabzi Polo Mahi (Herbed Rice and Fish) for the Persian New Year

by Karen March 21, 2011
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Another season is upon us and with it a new year. Nowruz (Persian New Year) marks the first day in the Iranian calendar and the start of spring. Quite appropriately, the celebration of this holiday is filled with symbols of renewal and life. Sabzi polo mahi, a dish traditionally eaten on this day, is infused […]

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Noon o Panir o Sabzi (Persian bread, cheese and herbs): Eating Iran

by Karen August 13, 2010
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Noon o panir o sabzi sustained me through all four years of college.  I lived off this stuff and continue to eat it today!  The key to this delicious sort of open faced veggie sandwich is fresh bread and herbs.  I am lucky enough to have access to freshly baked Persian sangak bread, but you […]

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Ab Doogh Khiar (Cold Cucumber and Yogurt Soup): Visiting Iran

by Karen August 9, 2010
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Iran is not a very foreign land for many Americans.  From the hostage crisis in the early 80’s to the more recent stoning case, Iran is probably most significant to Americans for its engagement in contemporary Middle East politics.  What many may not know is that Iran is home to one of the oldest and […]

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