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 […]

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 […]

Sauteed Shrimp with Maple, Blood Orange & Ginger Sauce

Another one of my favourite super simple and quick shrimp recipes packed with flavour. I use peeled, deveined, tail-on frozen sustainably farmed white shrimps and thaw the shrimps in the fridge from the night before. You can remove the tails or leave them on! I serve this dish with a side of saffron-spinach-dill Basmati rice […]

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