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Persian Turmeric Rice with Split Fava Beans (dampokhtak)

Persian Turmeric Rice with Split Fava Beans (dampokhtak)

I wasn’t a big fan of dampkhtak when I was a child probably because it didn’t have meat in it or come with a stew as most other Persian rice dishes do. Grown-ups had it with sharp, vinegary pickles (torshi) which are not a child’s thing. […]

Yellow Lentil Stew With Mushrooms & Courgettes (Vegetarian/vegan Gheymeh)

Yellow Lentil Stew With Mushrooms & Courgettes (Vegetarian/vegan Gheymeh)

Colder days call for comfort food and this vegetarian version of the iconic Persian khoresht-e gheymeh is one of my go-to comfort foods. This vegetarian gheymeh recipe is quite quick to make and perfect for weeknights. My son, though not fully vegetarian, always prefers meatless dishes […]

Pistachio, Basil & Feta Pesto

Pistachio, Basil & Feta Pesto

I wrote this recipe for pistachio, basil and feta pesto long ago but kept procrastinating about posting it. Spaghetti and linguine with pistachio pesto is a favourite in my home and when I shared a picture of my pesto and the pasta I made with […]



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