Sharbat Sekanjebeen – Vinegar and mint syrup Sharbat

For me, nothing stirs childhood nostalgia more than memories of chilled flavorful Sharbat on a hot summer day in Tehran! Sharbat is a Farsi word that describes a style of chilled beverage with a pretty spectacular range of flavors, colors, and ingredients. Arriving guests are often greeted with a decorative glass of chilled Sharbat. Various…

Khoresh Hulu – Saffron chicken and peach stew

While everything about this dish appears striking and eye-catching, it is a relatively easy and simple Persian stew. This Khoresh is consumed primarily in the summer season when fresh peaches are abundant in Iran. The chicken first simmers slowly in a saffron broth, along with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and a touch of…

Sekanjebeen – Mint and vinegar syrup

Sekanjebeen highlights the Iranian tradition of mixing familiar ingredients to create unique and exotic flavors. Sekanjebeen is quite simple in nature and easy to prepare: even though it has only 4 ingredients and takes just 30 minutes to cook, you will be rewarded with an unexpectedly delicious summery treat! The syrup is normally prepared ahead…