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Freshen palate with Persian cuisine

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A traditional Persian stew of chicken and eggplant is served alongside basmati rice with a crisp golden top and a plate of fresh herbs topped with nuts, radishes and a block of feta cheese. The herbs are eaten between bites of the stew, rice and yogurt.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A traditional Persian dish of yoghurt and cucumber, similar to tzatiki, with walnuts, raisins, garlic, mint, and rose petals.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Fresh tomatoes are added near the completion of cooking a traditional Persian stew of chicken and eggplant.

Persian food is rich, colorful and delicious, and it offers refreshing flavor combinations that are unfamiliar to many local palates. Read more

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