Cardamom and Rose Water Tea Cookies • Steele House Kitchen
Tea Cookies, Snowballs, or Mexican Wedding cookies – It doesn’t matter what you call them, these shortbread ball cookies are delicious and fun to make especially with children. I make them every year for Christmas but this year I’ve added a twist by throwing in a pinch of cardamom and a splash of rose water....Read More »
Jeweled Rice Recipe
Yes, making this rice is a time commitment and a labor of love. But the ingredients aren't difficult to find, and the finished dish is stunning.
Khoresh Bademjan; Persian eggplant stew
Khoresh (meaning stew in Farsi) Bademjan (meaning eggplant in Farsi) is the second most important Persian stew; second only to Ghorme...
Persian Cheese and Herb Platter
I owe every ounce of my obsession with Persian food to my best friend’s mom, who is one of the most amazing cooks I’ve ever met. She introduced me to a world of saffron, dried limes, sumac, kashk, rose water . . . so many ingredients and spices that I just love. I’m sure everyone […]
Imam Bayildi - Healthy Turkish Eggplant Casserole Recipe
Imam Bayildi is a healthy vegan twist on the usual breaded, fried eggplant casserole. The slices are covered in Mediterranean tomato sauce and baked.
Khoresht-e Fesenjan; Chicken Stew with Walnut & Pomegranate
(4-6 servings) I have been wanting to make this dish for a very long time but I could never find the pomegranate molasses I needed to m...
Fesenjan (Pomegranate and Walnut Stew)
This incredibly flavorful Persian stew with tart and sweet pomegranate molasses is very simple to make and tastes oh-so-good on the palate. This dish improves in flavor the next day and freezes wel…