Nargesi – Spinach, parsley and mint sauté with poached eggs

A peasant food, at its core! And let’s face it, I’d eat like a peasant any day when the dish tastes this rich and yummy and is yet very simple, quick, and inexpensive! Nargesi’s origin is back in the Caspian Sea region of Iran, where produce and vegetables are abundant. Spinach is a cherished and…

Baghali Ghatogh – Butterbeans with poached eggs

This simple peasant food brings back fond memories of childhood and time spent visiting family near the shores of the Caspian Sea. It is surprisingly simple in composition but packed with flavors. The signature flavors for this dish are garlic and dill.