Banana Berry Baked Oatmeal Cups

These healthy baked oatmeal cups are my go-to workday breakfast. I usually bake a batch (12 cups) on weekends, freeze the cooled cups on a tray in a single layer, and store them in  a large freezer bag. Then on week days before I go to bed I take 4 cups ( 2 per person) […]

Almond and Barberry Stew (khoresht-e-khalal-badam) (خورشت خلال بادام)

The first time I tried this dish at a restaurant I fell in love with the complex flavours and textures and was set to cook it at home. This stew is a traditional dish from “Kermanshah” province located in the mid-western part of Iran. The traditional recipe uses black barberries (zereshk) which is common in […]

Rosewater/Cardamom Rice Cookies, Noon-Berenji (نان برنجی)

The smell of Noon-Berenji as I bake them brings back so many nostalgic memories of my childhood days at the time of Norooz back in Iran. These cookies are incredibly delicate and aromatic because of the cardamom and rosewater in the recipe. As mentioned below I use less sugar than the traditional recipes would call […]

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