Iranian Zereshk Polow

There are a couple of different ways to make Zereshk Polow. Some folks layer the rice with zereshk and steam them together while others simply make a chelow and add the zereshk on top. Personally, I am a fan of the first method as I think that the polow as a whole tastes better. With […]

Kabab Tabei

1/2 Lb (226g) Ground Beef 2 Cups Rice 1 Tsp Zafran (Saffron) 1 Small Onion Salt, Black Pepper, Persian Spice Mix (Advieh), Turmeric 4 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 3 Small Tomatoes, Pepper PREPARATIONS: 1- Soak the rice with 1 tbs salt for an hour. 2- Soak the zafran (saffron) in boiling water for 30 minutes. 3- […]

Crab Rangoons

20-25 Wonton wrappers MIXTURE 2-3 cup imitation crab meat or crab meat in can or fresh crab meat. (your choice) 1 package of Fhildedephia cream cheese.(.LOL!!) 1-2 tsp black pepper 1 green onion (chopped) 1-2 Thai spir chilies (optional) 1/4 cup mined walnut (optional) 1 tsp salt 1 beaten egg 4 cups cooking oil for […]

Korean Fried Chicken Recipe

Ingredients (for 3-4 servings): 3 pounds (about 1.5 kg) of chicken chunks, salt, ground black pepper, potato starch powder, flour,sweet rice flour, egg, baking soda, canola oil (or vegetable oil), garlic, ketchup, hot pepper paste,rice syrup, vinegar. Directions: 1. Rinse chunks of chicken in cold water. Drain. *tip: You could use chicken wings, too. About […]

Homemade Fudge Recipe

Red Velvet Cupcakes recipes

Ingredients for Red Velvet Cake: 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 2 eggs, room temperature 1 1/2 cups oil 1 cup buttermilk, room temperature 2 tsp white distilled vinegar 2 […]

Moong Dal Vadas recipe

Ingredients: 1 cup split wash moong dal (available in Indian grocery stores) 1 cup potatoes boiled peeled and shredded Approx. 2 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro (hara dhania) 1 green chili minced adjust to taste 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/8 teaspoon asafetida (hing) 1/8 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon […]

Aji Verde Sauce recipe

Spanish Pizza: Coca with Artichokes

Braised mackerel with radish

Ingredients: Mackerel, soy sauce, sugar, hot pepper flakes, garlic, ginger, white radish (or daikon), onion, green onions, green and red chili peppers. Directions: Prepare 2 medium sized fresh or frozen mackerel (750 grams, or 1.7 pounds). Thaw them out if frozen. Cut off the fins and heads. Make a slit from the top to the […]

Paella Recipe

Ingredients 120 g raw peeled prawns 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped ½ tsp paprika 2 tbsp olive oil 300 g chorizo, cut into thick slices 2 skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced 1 small squash such as butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, chopped 1 red pepper, seeds removed, finely chopped 400 g canned chopped tomatoes 170 […]

How to Make Kale & Cabbage Salad

Move over, lettuce! This week on Hungry in the Kitchen, Shea Hess whips up a delicious summer salad using Tuscan Kale and Red Cabbage, and then a tangy apple cider vinaigrette to go with it. These two vitamin packed ingredients hold up so well to the dressing, you can make it ahead of time for […]

Teriyaki Beef

Dry Masala Fish Curry & Tomato Chutney

The Hairy Bikers show the best way to fillet a fish and make a delicious fish curry and tomato and coconut chutney recipe. Great dinner idea from BBC cookery show ‘Hairy Bikers Ride Again’.

Lacha Paratha

Pakistani Recipe Ingredients 2 cups plain flour 2 tsp sugar Salt to taste 2 tbsp oil 1 egg Water

Quinoa Pulao

Quinoa is the wonder food that is often referred to as “a complete protein” amongst plant-based foods. A grain-like seed originally from Peru, Quinoa contains a balanced set of essential amino acids needed for human health. It cooks in the same way as rice and can often be substituted in rice dishes. Try this Quinoa […]

Pudina Shrimp (Prawn)

Ingredients: Shrimp (Prawns) – approx 10 ounces (about 15 20/25 grade shrimp) Mint Leaves – handful Garlic – 5 large cloves Ginger – 2 inch piece Green Chilies – to taste Oil – 1/2 Tbsp Lemon/Lime Juice – 1 Tbsp or to taste Black Pepper – 1/2 tsp Salt – 1/2 tsp or to taste […]

No Fat Mango Sauce

This mango puree sauce is full of flavor and contains no fat. Ingredients include rice wine vinegar, cayenne pepper and of course a mango. This sauce is excellent on grilled fish such as mahi mahi, tuna or swordfish. It also would be great with jerk chicken.

Seared Salmon With Mango Puree

Quick Chicken Soup

Light Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

Ingredients 2 teaspoons sugar 1 package dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons) 1 cup warm water (100° to 110°) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 12 19/50 ounces all-purpose flour (about 2 3/4 cups), divided 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt Cooking spray 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided 2 precooked mild […]

Oven Baked Spicy Potato Wedges

Oven Baked Spicy Potato Wedges are a healthier alternative to the fast food classic. Potatoes are cut into wedges and dredged in an oil mixed with aromatic spices. Baked in a hot oven, these delicious, crispy wedges are best served with dipping sauces and is guaranteed to keep everyone happy – Give it a go!

Paprika Chicken

Ingredients For the chicken paprikas 1 organic, free-range chicken, about 2kg 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large knob butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp sweet paprika 1 tbsp hot paprika 1 tbsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp plain flour 250 ml chicken stock 1 handfuls flat leaf parsley, chopped […]

Pecan and banana cupcakes

Ingredients For the cupcakes 400 g butter 400 g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3 eggs 3 bananas, mashed 200 g pecans 400 g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 heaped tsp ground cinnamon 1 pinches salt For the frosting 250 g icing sugar 250 g unsalted butter, softened 1 splashes milk 1 […]

Aloo (Potato) Masala

Ingredients: 2 large potatoes 1 tablespoon oil Pinch of asafetida (Hing) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (Jeera) 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds (Rai) 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (Haldi) 1 finely chopped green chili (adjust to taste) 1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to taste) 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro Method Boiled the potatoes until they are soft […]

Raj Kachori (Chaat)

Ingredients: Kachori Dough 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon oil 1/2 teaspoon salt Approximately ½ cup lukewarm rater Kachori Filling 1/3 cup Gram Flour (besan) Pinch of asafetida 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes 1/2 teaspoon mango powder 1 tablespoon oil Condiments to be served Kachories 1 cup moong sprouts 1 cup […]

Cold Coffee (Iced Coffee)

Ingredients: 8 oz milk 1 tablespoon dark roasted instant coffee 3 tablespoons sugar 2 cups of ice Method Blend the coffee, sugar and milk together for about 30 seconds until the sugar and coffee are mixed well with milk. Add ice and blend at a high speed for a minute until coffee becomes frothy. Serve […]

Healthy Asian Chicken & Broccoli

This Asian chicken and broccoli dish hints at the comfort of takeout without the high levels of sodium, sugars or calories. Whip up a quick stir-fry at home to escape the food court binge with help from professional chef, Jennifer Iserloh in this free video on healthy cooking.

Persian-Style Chicken Kebobs

Eco-friendly cookbook author and caterer Louisa Shafia demonstrates a recipe for marinated chicken kebobs inspired by her own Persian heritage. She cuts pasture-raised chicken into chunks, marinates it in a tangy yogurt sauce, and serves the broiled or grilled chunks with brown rice, a dollop of yogurt and plenty of lime wedges. Expert: Louisa Shafia […]

Eggplant Ground Beef Casserole

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds eggplant 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 to 2 green chillies, sliced 1 pound lean ground beef 1 1/2 tablespoon red pepper paste 15 ounce can diced tomatoes 15 ounce can tomato sauce 1/2 teaspoon sumac 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) black pepper to […]


Ingredients: 2 Pouches of ready Falafel mix 2 Tablespoons of Minced Parsley 2 Cloves of Garlic 1 Teaspoon of Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon of Red pepper 1 Teaspoon of Cumin 1 Tablespoon of flower 1 Tablespoon of Dry Dill or 1/2 bunch of fresh dill Salt to taste 1 Cup of water

Labneh Lebanese Cream Cheese

Ingredients: Yogurt Olives Paprika Olive Oil


Nicko makes Hash Browns for breakfast!


Nicko makes you a yummy brekky!


Ingredient 120 g plain flour 2 eggs 300 ml milk vegetable oil, for frying Method 1. Sift the flour into a bowl and make a well in the centre. Add the eggs and beat with a whisk or fork. Gradually beat in the milk, drawing in the flour from around the edge, until you have […]

Puran Poli (Sweet Indian Flatbread)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour (atta) ¼ cup all purpose/plain flour (maida) 2 tablespoons oil Approximately 1/3 cup water Filling ¾ cup toor dal (arhar dal) 1 cup sugar ½ teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon cardamom powder (eliachi) ¼ teaspoon nutmeg (jaiphal) Also Needed Approximately 3 tablespoons oil Approximately ½ cup of dry whole […]

Poha (Flattened Rice)

Ingredients 2 cups “thick” poha (you can find in Indian grocery store) 1 cup frozen green peas 2 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 3 cardamom 1/2 teaspoon turmeric ¼ teaspoon red chili powder 1 green chili, finely chopped and adjusted to taste 1 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 […]

Beef Noodle Soup

Today we will take you through the steps needed to prepare and cook beef noodle soup

Summer Roll Recipe

Som Tam (Som Tum) Bla Rah (Bla La) Spicy Papaya Salad

Spicy som tam (som tum) papaya salad with bla rah – which is fermented fish or crab sauce. SO DELICIOUS! See our other recipes, photos and videos at our main site:

Potato Kuku

A quick and easy Persian dish, that is also fun to make.


Mirza Qasemi – Northern Iranian recipe

Persian Halva

Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 cup oil 1/2 teaspoon saffron 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup rose water Directions: In a small pot, boil the water and add the sugar, ground saffron, and rose water. Mix and leave on low or place aside once well mixed and sugar is melted. In a larger […]


Samanoo Recipe. A How to make Samanoo guide for Norouz :).