Masghati | Persian saffron and rosewater sweet

Masghati is a soft, Jelly-like sweet made mostly in southern parts of Iran. This sweet is made with slight changes in ingredients and recipes in different regions of Iran but the basic recipe is more or less the same. The main ingredient of Masghati is starch which gives the sweet its jelly form. Saffron, rosewater, […]

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Esfand | The Magical Gaurdian Herb

Esfand, Epand or Esphand has a strong presence in every Persian house and cultural rituals. Iranians believe that this dried herb has the magical power to stave off harm and avert the negative vibes. Burning Esfand is a supernatural protector against negativity and bad luck. What is Esfand? Esfand is the seeds and dried fruits […]

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