Tag Archive | new persian kitchen

Pomegranate and Walnut Tofu (Fesenjen)

Back in June I posted about fesenjan, a tangy Persian pomegranate and walnut dish from Louisa Shafia’s book New Persian Kitchen. Normally made with chicken (or lamb) here is a  vegan version. The recipe is similar to the meat one, but it cooks the flavor right into the protein so it’s more like a pomegranate […]

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 […]