Khoresht Karafs – Persian Lamb & Celery Stew

I don’t cook nearly as much Persian food as I’d like to. Unfortunately it’s not food that can be whipped up quickly and needs the better part of an afternoon to prepare and cook – it’s slow cooking at it’s best. The saving grace to all those hours is that khoresht freeze and reheat beautifully … Continue reading

Persian Poached Garlic Chicken with Rice

I’m calling this Persian because it’s something my mother would often make for us growing up.  I’m not sure how traditional this is or if other households eat a similar dish but many meat and poultry dishes in Persian cuisine that are cooked to accompany rich rice (polow) dishes are cooked very simply, as this … Continue reading