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 […]

Spiced Red Lentil Stew

This is another one of my favourite comforting one-pot meals. This stew is loaded with veggies and incredibly flavourful with all the added spices. A few notes: – of course you can add or substitute the veggies if you like. Sweet potato, turnip, beets and even some chopped greens would all be good. – If […]

Walnut Cardamom Cookies , Nan-e-Gerdooyi – نان گردویی

The recipe I’m sharing today is one of my all time favourite gluten-free cookies. These aromatic rosewater and cardamom-scented walnut cookies (nan-e-gerdooyi) are grain and dairy free and “relatively” healthy since there is not a lot of sugar in the recipe. They are nutty and rich with a slightly chewy texture. I usually make these […]

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