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Shirini Latifeh - Snowbites with Rose Cream

Shirini Latifeh – Snowbites with Rose Cream

Are you craving for a heavenly dessert? Look no further than Shirini Latifeh – Snowbites with Rose Cream, a delightful Persian pastry that originates from the enchanting city of Tabriz. The name “Shirini Latifeh” translates to “delicate softness,” and this pastry truly lives up to its name, offering a blissful experience with every bite. Picture this: two light and airy sponge biscuits embracing a luscious, creamy filling infused with the delicate flavors of vanilla and rose. Topped with a sprinkle of chopped pistachios, each bite of Shirini Latifeh is a symphony of flavors and textures. watch my preparation video on Instagram 

Shirini Pofaki Gerdoee - Gluten-Free Walnut Cookies - شیرینی پفکی گردویی

Shirini Pofaki Gerdoee – Gluten-Free Walnut Cookies – شیرینی پفکی گردویی

Shirini Pofaki Gerdoee – gluten-free walnut cookies – شیرینی پفکی گردویی is also known as Pich Anghoshti and is a specialty from the city of Tabriz. These gluten- and lactose-free cookies are popular due to their simple and quick preparation. The dough is also butter- and oil-free. Shape them into small hoops and garnish with a half walnut. The gluten-free walnut cookies are crispy and hollow, with some walnut pieces. The aromas melt together, creating a fragrant bouquet that reminds you of oriental gardens. The roasted walnuts, cardamom, and vanilla give these cookies an irresistible character.

Shirini-e Ghifi - Persian Cream Horns شیرینی قیفی خامه ای

Shirini-e Ghifi – Persian Cream Horns شیرینی قیفی خامه ای

Shirini-e Ghifi – Persian Cream Horns شیرینی قیفی خامه ای are a fluffy treat and a simple pastry made from puff pastry. With this recipe, a touch of nostalgia for Nowrooz blows into your kitchen. The crispy baked Cream Horns are filled with creamy rosewater-vanilla-cream and melt in your mouth. The best part is that although they look sweet, they aren’t. They are slightly sweet and yet just irresistible. Serve them along with other sweets on holidays like Nowrooz and at weddings. They are easy and quick to make, and an eye-catcher on your festive table. If you’ve never tasted Cream Horns, you should do it! View Video on Instagram

Shirini-e Zaban - Persian Puff Pastry شیرینی زبان

Shirini-e Zaban – Persian Puff Pastry شیرینی زبان

Are you getting prepared for the Persian New Year Nowruz? Part of this is spring cleaning, making sabzeh, and baking cookies. Shirini-e Zaban – Persian Puff Pastry شیرینی زبان, is besides of Cake Yazdi and Nan-e Nokhodchi, a popular and nostalgic sweet to treat guests on celebrations. In Farsi, Shirini means sweet, and Zaban tongue, as they have the shape of a tongue. Shirini Zaban is a traditional sweet from the city of Qazvin in Iran. It’s a simple recipe, all you need is ready-made butter puff pastry, butter, honey, rose water, and cardamom. The golden Shirini-e Zaban is quick to prepare, flaky and crispy and not too sweet. Once they come out of the oven, brush them with the honey-rosewater-glaze, and sprinkle them with ground pistachios, grated coconut, or sesame seeds, depending on your taste. With Nowruz just around the corner, check out my blog for plenty of Nowrooz recipes and ideas. View Video on Instagram

Shirini Keshmeshi - Persian Raisin Cookies

Shirini Keshmeshi – Persian Raisin Cookies for Norouz

Shirini Keshmeshi are crinkled raisin cookies and taste buttery, are chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside and absolutely my favorite for persian Norouz. For me Shirini Keshmeshi must have crinckles on top and golden edges. Therefore I made them with butter, flour, powdered sugar (creates their cracked appearance), a little bit oil, an egg, vanilla extract and they are loaded with raisins for a fine texture, sweetness and an irresistible chewing experience.

Breshtok-e Shokolati - Chocolate Halva بروشتک

Breshtok-e Shokolati – Chocolate Halva بروشتک

Happy Nowruz! Nowruzetoon Pirooz! Sending you lots of love and warm wishes for a beautiful Persian New Year. My Nowruz bakery is going ahead, and for our Persian New Year celebration, I made this no-bake gluten-free treat using a mixture of chocolate and halva. Have you ever heard of Breshtok-e Shokolati – Chocolate Halva بروشتک? If not, it’s about time, as this treat is a must-have for Nowruz, especially for all Esfehanis! My father was born near Isfahan, and my grandma loved to prepare this treat for Nowrooz. In Isfahan, Breshtok is made with chickpea flour and egg whites, topped with pistachios, and then cut into diamonds or rectangles. Nowadays, it comes in different shapes and flavors and is very easy to prepare at home, like my Breshtok-e Shokolati – Chocolate Halva بروشتک. Yes, you heard right – you can make this treat yourself and give your friends and family an extra surprise. Have fun and enjoy! Watch my preparation video on Instagram

Easy Persian Pistachio Eclairs

Easy Persian Pistachio Eclairs

Welcome to a culinary journey where the exotic flavors of Persia meet the delicate art of French pastry-making. Today, I am excited to share Easy Persian Pistachio Eclaris recipe that combines the richness of Persian pistachios with the elegance of classic eclairs. Get ready to elevate your dessert game with my Easy Persian Pistachio Eclairs. In my world of baking, two cultures come together and merge into something new and exciting. Eclairs are more than just pastries – they symbolize indulgence, elegance, and the joy of life. Whether as a sweet temptation with coffee, a sophisticated dessert for special occasions, or simply as a moment of enjoyment in between – eclairs always bring a smile to our faces. So why not treat yourself to a delicious Easy Persian Pistachio Eclair and enjoy this incomparable taste. Watch my preparation video on Instagram 

Shabe Yalda - Yalda Night

Shabe Yalda – Yalda Night

We celebrate the longest and darkest night of the year, known as Shabe Yalda – Yalda Night, in Iran. After this night, the days become longer again, the nights shorter, and light triumphs over darkness. Yalda signifies the birth of light and the sun. Friends and family gather on this night at the home of the oldest family members to celebrate the Festival of Joy until dawn. Here are my recipes for Shab-e Yalda; enjoy preparing and celebrating!

Anar Polo ba Morgh – Pomegranate Rice with Chicken انار پلو با مرغ

Anar Polo ba Morgh – Pomegranate Rice with Chicken انار پلو با مرغ

Rice is a staple food in Persian cuisine that we prepare artfully. We have a long tradition of preparing rice, as seen in our various rice dishes. The preparation of rice sometimes has a festive character, so we prepare different rice dishes for specific celebrations. My dish today is one of them, which I prepared for the longest night of the year – Shab-e Yalda (شب یلدا). Anar Polo ba Morgh – Rice with chicken fillet and pomegranate انار پلو با مرغ is also called Nar Polo and is a delicious Persian dish that is prepared either with chicken or meat. Watch Preparation Video on Instagram