Tag: recipe

  • Taste of Iran: Lari Kebab Made as a Stew

    Taste of Iran: Lari Kebab Made as a Stew

    I loved the concise flavors of this dish, but learned that in order to replicate them I had to have the best ingredients. Taste of Iran: Lari kebab recipe Iranian student in Italy recreates a traditional dish – with a twist Lari kebab served with salad and jasminebasmati rice. Photograph: Tori Egherman The Leaning Tower…

  • Cooking Aubergine Stew with Halleh Ghorashi

    Cooking Aubergine Stew with Halleh Ghorashi

    (Or as we Americans call it: Eggplant) Before going to Iran, I had eaten only stale, tasteless turmeric that added colour rather than flavour. On my first full day in Iran, I had a dish of eggplant stuffed with ground lamb, topped with unripe grapes, and seasoned with turmeric. I thought it was cinnamon, even…

  • Too Much Is Never Enough: Making Ghelye Mahi

    Too Much Is Never Enough: Making Ghelye Mahi

    Every time we had people over for dinner, my husband would say to me, “Tori, we didn’t make enough food.”