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…

Pumpkin & Lamb stew (Khoresht-e-Kadoo Halvaie ba Goosht)

Ingredients 380g Pumpkin 380g Lamb 1 Onion (medium size) 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp brown granulated sugar 2 pinches of ground nutmeg 2 pinches of ground saffron 1/2 Tblsp tomato puree 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/4 cup oil (I used vegtable oil) for frying the pumpkin 1/4 cup oil…

Chicken, Pomegranate & Walnut Stew – Fesenjoon

I’ve got to be honest with you guys… I did think twice about writing this post, and then I thought what the heck! food is to be enjoyed and shared. Why did I think twice?? Well Fesenjoon is an acquired taste, it is for the majority of Iranians a lovely savory and sweet dish, balanced…

Sour Cherry & Lamb Stew (Khoresht-e-Albaloo ba Goosht)

This dish is a favourite of mine, but I haven’t had the chance to make it in a while. I happened to have the cherries for the jam I was planning to make, but seeing that I had the lamb as well I didn’t want to miss the opportunity of making this lovely sweet and…