Persian Drinks & Beverages You Must Try!

Persian drinks are just as varied as Persian food. Whether you’re up for a hot cup of brewed Persian tea or a refreshing rosewater drink with Khakshir (herb sophia) or chia seed, there are plenty to choose from.  Since alcohol is also forbidden in Iran, traveling through Iran is a great opportunity to go sober […]

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Persian Tea | Everything You Need to Know

Tea didn’t find its way to Persia until the 17th century when it became an expensive luxury. Qajar attempts to grow tea in Iran had been unsuccessful until Haj Mohammad Mirza, also known as Kashef-ol Saltaneh, was sent to India as the Iranian consulate. He managed to learn the secrets of tea plantation and slipped […]

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