Persian stews (khoresh/khoresht)

An Apple Expert’s Chicken & Apple Stew Recipe (Khoresht-e Sib)

An Apple Expert’s Chicken & Apple Stew Recipe (Khoresht-e Sib)

I have a Persian apple and chicken stew recipe for you today that is quite unique because it comes from a man who has dedicated his life to growing not one or a few but literally hundreds of kinds of apples and other fruit trees. […]

Persian Sweet & Sour Chicken Meatballs with Carrots & Prunes

Persian Sweet & Sour Chicken Meatballs with Carrots & Prunes

This Persian sweet and sour chicken meatballs recipe is my quick and easy variation of khoresht-e aloo ba havij (plum & carrot khoresht/khoresh). I hate to call it a stew but there’s no other word in English to use. In Persian cuisine my sweet and […]

Persian Aubergine (Eggplant) Stew with Meatballs & Dried Lime

Persian Aubergine (Eggplant) Stew with Meatballs & Dried Lime

Last night when I realised the only thingsĀ I had in the fridge were a few aubergines, a handful of cherry tomatoes and some mince, the first thing that came to my mind was an aubergine stew, a cheat’s version, though. The proper one is made […]