I do not have any business affiliations with the following list of resources
Baron Saffron, Persian Saffron online
Kouzeh Bread, Producing authentic Persian bread
Nasrin’s Kitchen, Specialty Pastry, Jam, pickles & More
Nobilitat, Afghan Saffron and Organic Japanese Matcha
Persian Basket, Various Persian ingredients and goods
Popilee, Handmade authentic Persian pastries
Spice of life, Prepared Persian sauces to provide a variety of meal options in one jar.
VartaMelon, Providing Persian comfort food and treats
Zaffrus, The true taste of saffron
Zozo Baking, handmade Persian pastries, and sweets
Seattle area markets
Arya Bakery, 12033 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
Goodies Mediterranean Market, 13721 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Oskoo Market, 14100 NE 20th St Ste 105, Bellevue, Washington 98007
Rose Persian & Mediterranean Market, 12005 NE 12th St, Bellevue, WA 98005
Sahand Market, 12047 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
Seattle area restaurants
BiBi Persian Restaurant and Catering, 10724 NE 68th St, Kirkland, WA 98033
Caspian, 1806 136th Pl NE, Bellevue, WA 98005
Cherry Street Public house, 700 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
Farvahar Persian Cafe, 1530 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101
Padria Mediterranean Cafe, 9708 NE 119th Way, Kirkland, WA 98034
Persepolis Grill, 5517 University Way, Seattle, WA 98105
Rumi Restaurant, 11729 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
Zeitoon Grill, 21 Central Way, Kirkland, WA 98033
The goal of the Seattle–Isfahan Sister City Advocacy (SISCA) is to build a community in Seattle to support and incubate nonpolitical, people-to-people collaborations with Isfahan, Iran. We seek to reverse decades of hostility between the United States and Iran. We work to emphasize our common humanity and shared aspirations and to support finding practical roads away from confrontation and war.
I serve as the culinary board director for this organization.
The Iranian American Community Alliance is a Seattle-based, non-profit, non-religious, and non-political organization, working to unite, strengthen, and mobilize the Iranian American community and serve the greater Seattle area.
Discover Iran through its language, culture, and sites. My Persian Corner, a hub for all Iranophiles! If you want to learn more about Iranian culture and the Persian language or are interested in the beautiful sites of Iran, then you’ve come to the right place!
A comprehensive and effective resource for learning the Persian language (Farsi) and culture. A one-stop-shop for learning the Persian language, offering a slew of language learning materials to help you along your Persian language learning journey, no matter what level you’re at.
Noteworthy books by Iranian authors
America and Iran, a history from 1720 to present, by John Ghazvinian
The Stationary Shop, by Marjan Kamali
Tea Together, by Marjan Kamali
A Girl called Rumi, by Ari Honarvar
Darius the Great Is Not OK, by Adib Khorram
The Ungrateful Refugee, by Dina Nayeri
Refuge, by Dina Nayeri
A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea, by Dina Nayeri
Honeymoon in Tehran, by Azadeh Moaveni