This saffron chicken and rice bake, Tachin in Farsi, is my absolutely favorite Persian dish to make, hands down.Tachin is usually made in a pot on the stove, but I've always preferred this oven baked casserole style version. It's such a delicious, colorful, and fragrant alternative to your standard chicken and rice casserole. Start out… Continue reading Tachin (Crispy Saffron Chicken and Rice)
I can't believe it's already March! It feels like February just few by, but we're finally approaching my favorite time of year. Spring is just around the corner and I'm super excited! I'm so looking forward to some warmer weather too, it's been too cold this year. I have a lot of really great ideas… Continue reading Italian Zucchini Boats
Addicting chicken, kale, and sweet potato wontons make for a great appetizer, or fun recipe to do with the kids!
This frittata is not your average frittata. Kuku sabzi is a traditional Persian dish usually made in the spring for Persian new year. What makes this frittata so great is that the filling outweighs the egg content, so you end up with a dark, flavorful, and slightly crispy crust on both sides. It's also a… Continue reading Kuku Sabzi – Persian Herb Frittata
Kale and eggs. Sounds pretty bland and boring, but take my word for it, this recipe is pretty stellar. The best part about it, other than being super healthy and loaded with antioxidants, iron, and nutrients, is that you can eat it at any time of day. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner! You… Continue reading All Day Kale and Eggs
Growing up in the US with my Persian family molded me into a home cook that's always combining American and middle eastern recipes together. Experimenting with different fusion dishes has actually become one of my favorite things! I was blessed to grow up being exposed to both cultures. As a kid and teenager, and even… Continue reading Roast Chicken with Turmeric and Tomato Rice