Persian food


This Super-Easy Smooshed Potato and Egg Dish Is the Perfect Anytime Food

Naz Deravian of Bottom of the Pot shows us how to make a classic Persian street food that we promise you can master in minutes.
Hilary Pollack

Longtime California Waiter Charged With Spying for Iranian Government

In addition to allegedly being a better-than-average spy, Ghorbani also seems to have been a better-than-average waiter.
Jelisa Castrodale
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Meet the Man Who Introduced Persian Ice Cream to Los Angeles

It wasn't easy to get Angelenos used to Mashti Malone's rosewater sorbet with rice noodles. Almost 40 years later, Mashti Shirvani now makes 1,000 gallons of Persian ice cream every day.
Javier Cabral

Kuku-Ye Sabzi (Iranian Herb Frittata)

Loaded with herbs, this easy and classic Iranian dish is the perfect breakfast, snack, or on-the-go meal anytime.
Yasmin Khan
Parsi Cuisine

Why You’ll Find London’s Best Persian Indian Food in a Cake Shop Basement

Chef Farokh Talati’s day job is at legendary nose-to-tail restaurant St. John, but every month or so he takes over a Soho patisserie to cook the food of his Parsi heritage.
Daisy Meager
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This Iranian Stew Is Simple, Classic, and Healthy to Boot

Ghormeh sabzi is a "set it and forget it"-style meal that packs tons of protein—and flavor.
Munchies Staff

Ghormeh Sabzi (Iranian Herb Stew) Recipe

Classic, simple, and loaded with herbs, this Iranian stew tastes great and is healthy, too.
Farideh Sadeghin
Persian food

Learning to Cook in a War Zone Makes You Appreciate Good Rice

During the Iran–Iraq War, Moh Narimani’s hometown of Ahvaz was evacuated. He remained to protect his house, but with no women around, he became an impromptu community cook. "The best Iranian chef is judged on who can make the nice rice,” he says.
Gareth May
Persian food

This Woman’s Living Room Is Kuala Lumpur’s Best Persian Restaurant

After posting online and consulting with friends on the city’s best Persian food, I find myself in the plainly-decorated apartment of Iranian expat Ainaz Reihani.
Lauren Razavi

Persian Food Is a Goldmine for the Intolerant

Middle Eastern cuisine might not seem like a good option for those with problematic bellies, but it turns out that the largely wheat and dairy free food of Persia is an untapped goldmine for the intolerant.
Joe Zadeh

How to Survive a Mehmooni Party in Iran

Persian hospitality can be bad for your health. At a traditional <em>mehmooni</em> party, your gracious hosts will literally try to stuff you full of food until you can't take it any more—and that's why I've learned how to lie through my teeth.
Leila Nilipour