Oven braised Persian style lamb shanks flavored with tomatoes, eggplant, and Middle Eastern spice make a comforting autumn supper, served with sumac seasoned basmati rice.
Crisp and cool cucumber salad with fresh blueberries, pomegranate arils, goat cheese crumbles and a Persian style salad dressing.
Traditional Persian eggplant khoresh stew (Bademjan) made vegan with the use of plant based foods.
Persian style grilled spiced lamb and beef kotlet kubideh burgers on mini pitas with an easily made from scratch spiced saffron ketchup.
Simple lamb and vegetable soup made in the pressure cooker or Instant Pot.
Slow Cooker Persian Lamb and Eggplant Stew makes tender lamb in a spiced tomato sauce that is cooked all day and gets served with rice in the Persian classic.
Marinated grilled lamb chops with a hint of saffron.
Makes fluffy rice with a crispy golden crust. If you like it darker than what is in my photo, try running your rice cooker a third time.
A Persian version of tossed salad. It’s a bit like Greek salad but it has its own character- much more herbal, and definitely lemony instead of vinegary.