I think this is my favourite new dish for Winter, though I had never even heard of it before January. I’m pretty eager to try “new” Persian dishes.
Two years ago, we were finishing up our trip through Turkey. Since then, I’ve been obsessed with making dishes we had on the trip, and ones found in the cookbook I bought there.
This dish is a disturbingly simple carrot and yogurt salad/dip. If you saw it in a cookbook, you would think it was boring. You would be wrong.
Continue reading Turkish Carrot and Yogurt Dip (Yoğurtlu Havuç)
Mansaf is considered the national dish of Jordan, where they use it to show respect and hospitality to guests. On the surface, it looks like plain meat and rice, unnaturally dressed up with too much parsley – but if you could smell it, your opinion would quickly change.
Continue reading Mansaf (Lamb stewed in yogurt)
I should start a category for family recipe requests! This one comes, via Facebook, from my second(?) cousin.
I’ve had this recipe for many years now, but I never wrote it down. It wasn’t given to me – it was demonstrated to me, back in high school, by my high school BF’s Mom.