Ingredients in Persian cooking

Some of my fondest memories of Iran are standing in my grandmother’s kitchen learning all about the ingredients of certain dishes. Smelling the dried limes going into a bubbling stew and watching saffron slowly being infused into a riot of colour in hot water. Food is an incredibly important part of Iranian culture and localsContinue reading “Ingredients in Persian cooking”

Iran and the Aubergine

Some of my fondest memories of Iran involve food. Being in the kitchen and seeing how my grandmother would make a stew, smelling my aunt’s saffron rice and awaiting a skewer of famous ‘kubideh’ kebabs are just wonderful memories. The cuisine of Iran is beautiful, being full of spices and herbs, such as cardamon, turmericContinue reading “Iran and the Aubergine”