Shirazi Salad (Salad-e-shirazi)

Ingredients 1 small onion 2 large tomatoes 1/2 a cucumber 1/4 tsp dry mint 1/4 tsp dry dill Method Finely chop the onion and tomatoes. Peel and wash the cucumber. Finely chop the cucumber and add to the tomatoes and onions. Mix in all the ingredients together. Mix in the mint and dill (leaving a…

Eggplant with Fermented Yogurt – (Kashk-e-bademjan)

It’s safe to say that this dish is loved my most Iranians, and I’ve made it quite a few times for friends and it’s got the thumbs up! It’s wonderful eaten with toasted flat bread, pitta or if you can get your hands on Iranian bread; sangak, lavash or the like then even better. Ingredients…

Dolmeh – Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers. These are absolutely delicious and easy to make once you get all the ingredients together. Different country’s have there own twist to it. Mine is the Iranian way, and being half Azeri myself and married to a lovely jubly Azeri I can safely say that that qualifies me to make,write and talk…

Yogurt and Cucumber dip (Mast-o-Khiyar)

Ingredients 450g Plain Yogurt 1/2 a cucumber 20g fresh dill 20g fresh mint 1/2 clove garlic 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper For the garnish Dill Nigela seeds Ground rose petal Amounts for the above depend on the pattern you choose. Alternatively you could use a 1/4 tsp for the dill and nigella…