Tag Archive | iranian cooking

World Cup Foods: Fesenjan(Iranian Walnut and Pomegranate Stew)

In today’s 12pm World Cup match, Iran faces up against the mighty Argentina. If Iran can pull off the victory, they advance beyond the group stages. Full disclosure: I was gifted an Argentina jersey which I’m obliged to wear though my heart usually supports the underdog. Even if Persia loses, they’ll always have the better […]

Part 2: Interview with Louisa Shafia, Author: New Persian Kitchen + Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime Recipe

This is the second half of the RoodonFood interview with author Louisa Shafia on her new book New Persian Kitchen. Post interview there is a killer recipe for Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime. Here is a link to part 1 which includes a great recipe for a Sweet and Smoky Beet Burger in case […]

Part 1: An Interview with Louisa Shafia, Author of New Persian Kitchen + Smoky Beet Burger Recipe

If you’re like me, you know next to nothing about Persian cooking. Thinking of Iran, maybe politics crosses the mind, but certainly no reference points about food. Louisa Shafia aims to bridges this gap in her lovingly written book, the New Persian Kitchen. The country’s cooking she explains is partial to sweet and sour tastes […]