Khoresh Saak – Lemon herb sauce with carrots and fried eggs

This is a perfect example of a simple and humble vegetarian Caspian Sea regional dish. Large amounts of parsley, cilantro, mint, spinach and green onions are finely chopped and patiently cooked to develop a rich herbal flavor. What makes this dish characteristically northern is the addition of a sour element, and here I have used fresh…

Khoresh Baghala 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.