Nowruz – New Year Festival

As the days are getting longer and warmer Spring is so close I can almost smell it! Everyone is starting to dry their washing outside, children are playing in the gardens after school and everything just looks and feels a little bit better in general than the wet drizzly post-Christmas dark nights that January and February had to offer….

My little Persian kitchen cupboard…

As I may have mentioned in a previous post, one of the things I find utterly amazing about Persian cooking and cooking in general is how a collection of ingredients can take on a totally different identity when they come together ….

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I have loved cooking for as long as I can remember. I think in-fact it probably was my first love. There is something so satisfying ….