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Laura Bashar
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food blogger / photographer / cookbook author
food blogger / photographer / cookbook author

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Homemade yogurt is a staple in the Persian kitchen. In this post, I show you how to make yogurt at home!

http://familyspice.com/how-to-make-yogurt/

#persian #yogurt

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What a gorgeous summer appetizer +Ea Stewart!
This lightened up Low Carb Rosemary Pecan Chicken Salad on Zucchini Chips is perfect for a light & healthy lunch, or as an appetizer to share with friends. #glutenfree #lowfodmap #grainfree #lowcarb
RECIPE: http://www.eastewart.com/recipes-and-nutrition/pecan-chicken-salad/

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Go zucchini? Love this Greek Zucchini Moussaka from +Mary Papoulias-Platis

#greek #zucchini
A delicious summer meal for your family, and it's so quick!

recipe: http://www.californiagreekgirl.com/zucchini-moussaka/

#summer   #Greek   #zucchini   #gardening  
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The staple of Persian food is Basmati Rice with Saffron. It's easy to prepare and this recipe features a crunchy potato crust.

http://familyspice.com/tag/persian-recipes/page/3/

#persian #basmati #rice #saffron
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Pickled vegetables, torshi, is a traditional condiment served with Persian food. This Pickled Eggplant and Vegetables (torshi-yeh bademjan va anar) is made with pomegranate concentrate and gives it an extra fruity zing!

Read more here: http://familyspice.com/pickled-eggplant-and-vegetables-with-pomegranate-torshi/

#persian #pomegranate #pickles #torshi #eggplant 
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Sholeh Zard is a traditional Persian rice pudding made with basmati rice, sugar, saffron and rosewater. It is garnished with cinnamon, pistachios and almonds.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-saffron-rice-pudding-sholeh-zard/

#persian   #saffron   #dessert   #pudding  
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Similar to it's Russian inspiration, Salad Olivieh is a Persian potato salad studded with peas, dill pickles, eggs and chicken. It makes a wonderful appetizer or lunch.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-salad-olivieh

#persian   #potatoes   #salad  
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Persian Celery Stew with Mint (Khoreshteh Karafs) is a classic Persian stew made with lamb or beef, celery, mint, parsley, dried limes and saffron. And you get extra zing with the addition of rhubarb (Khoreshteh Karafs ba Revas)!

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-celery-stew-khoreshteh-karafs/
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These Persian Rosettes, nan panjareh (window cookies), are delicate treats. Similar to funnel cakes, they are deep fried and dusted with powdered sugar.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/persian-rosettes-nan-panjereh/
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Mirza Ghassemi is a Persian dish of eggs with eggplant, turmeric, and tomatoes originates from the northern part of Iran. Perfect for those eggplants and tomatoes you may be growing in your summer garden.

Read more about it here: http://familyspice.com/mirza-ghassemi-persian-eggs-eggplant-turmeric-tomatoes/
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