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  • Morgh-e-Kofta Baghali Polo – Chicken Meatballs with Broad beans and Rice

    Morgh-e-Kofta Baghali Polo – Chicken Meatballs with Broad beans and Rice

    This recipe is something a little different. Layers of rice, broad beans, chopped garlic chives and small chicken meatballs, with tarragon. A friend recently gave me a huge bunch of fresh tarragon which inspired this recipe. Tarragon and chicken go together really well, and Baghali Polo is a firm favorite in our family. Garlic chives […]

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  • Ghorabieh – Persian Almond Cookies

    Ghorabieh – Persian Almond Cookies

    Ghorabieh is a soft chewy almond macaroon popular in Iran. This version doesn’t use flour, and is Gluten Free. The rose water and cardamom adds a lovely middle eastern flavour to this cookie. I usually make this recipe when I have left over egg whites from making Tachin or fresh Barbari bread. Traditionally these cookies […]

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  • Brown Rice Zucchini Cakes

    Brown Rice Zucchini Cakes

    Try brown rice zucchini cakes as a healthy and nutritious snack for picnics or a light lunch. Turmeric adds that Persian touch. I often makes these delicious rice cakes as a lunch box filler for my hungry boys. This recipes uses the absorption method for cooking the rice. This is referred to in Farsi as […]

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