Honey Glazed Persian Puff Pastry

This delicious honey-glazed Persian puff pastry is called shirini zaban and is the perfect accompaniment for an afternoon cardamom tea or some aromatic coffee. Shirini means dessert and zaban (زبان) means tongue. I'm not sure if the name

Upside Down Cranberry Cake

If you love sweet and tart together, you are going to fall in love with this delectable cake, that is not only gratifying to the palate, but delightful in presentation. I first bit into this soft and delicious cake at my sweet godmother's…

Oven Baked Chicken Recipe

Here is an easy lunch/dinner recipe to go to when you want something healthy and easy. You can serve it with salad or Zereshk polo (barberry rice) or plain rice or anything really! Evenly spread a layer of drumsticks, alternating so…

Koofteh (Persian Herb Meatballs)

Koofteh, in my opinion, is of the healthiest protein-packed Persian dishes that is both satisfying and good for you. It can be enjoyed with a side of fresh herbs, bread, and plain yogurt. Ingredients: 2 lbs Ground Beef (I always use…

Persian Rose Water Roll Cake

This Persian roulade is one of my favorite desserts and this specific recipe is from a dear and talented friend who graciously let me share her mouth watering delicacy with you all. Thank you Janny! INGREDIENTS: 8 eggs 8 Tbs flour 8…

Cake Yazdi

Here's the recipe I used to make these yummy Persian Cake Yazdi Cupcakes (recipe by Najmieh Batmanglij) I slightly tweaked the recipe by increasing the amount of butter to 3/4 cup instead of the original 1/2 cup and they are absolute…