Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

It’s that time of the year again! As the thermometer plunges, I start to crave and make all different types of soups. And this creamy, velvelty-smooth roasted butternut squash soup with all the warming spices is one of my favourite comforting bowls! Roasting the squash with balsamic vinegar brings out a more intense and caramelized […]

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 […]

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