Persian pastry | Esfahan’s sweet souvenirs

Iranians love sweet things, as a result, they have special kinds of pastry for every occasion. Whether it is New Year’s fest or a national mourning gathering, there is always a Persian pastry or some other sweets playing a role. Almost every region in Iran has its own pastry in its local cuisine. Therefore you […]

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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 Side Dishes: A Must For Your Iran Culinary Experience

Side dishes are definitely a must in Persian culinary culture. From a simple plate of fresh herbs or a seven-year-old Sir-Torshi (pickled garlic), there is a perfect variety of Persian side dishes. We Persians always pair our food with at least one side dish. Persian side dishes are vegetarian and refreshing to stimulate the appetite. […]

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