Lamb, Barberries & Orange Pilaf (Gheymeh Nesa)

Lamb, Barberries & Orange pilaf (Gheyme Nesa). What a beautifully aromatic dish this is. The flavours coming from the spices and in particular the fresh orange peel and barberries is a marriage made in heaven. The lamb brings an earthy taste which balances out the rest of the dish. The house at the moment just…

Fish Tahchin – (Tahchin-e-Mahee)

Ingredients For the Fish 1kg Fish (I used Cod) 2 Onions (medium size) 1/2 tsp ground saffron 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp turmeric 4 cloves of garlic 3 cups of water For the rice 3 cups of rice (white basmati) 1pt cold water 1 tblsp salt 1/4 cup oil (vegetable) For the…

Chicken Tahchin – (Tahchin-e-Morgh)

This is a wonderful hearty dish with loads of flavour. A fantastic centre piece if you don’t want to cook a stew to accompany the rice. This is an all in one dish that packs a punch with the aromatic spices used and the chicken plays well with the saffron yogurt rice. The crispy base…