I do not have any business affiliations with the following list of resources

Online Retailers

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

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


Seattle Isfahan Sister City Advocacy

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.

Iranian American Community Alliance

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.

My Persian Corner

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!

Chai and Conversation

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


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