Raisin Cookie Recipe – My Little Persian Kitchens Nan ‘e’ Keshmeshi

Another request from a follower are these gorgeous delicate little raisin cookies. They are lovely with a strong cup of Persian Chai and keep well in the fridge for a few weeks. Be careful though they are so easy to eat you could easily consume an entire plateful before you know it!

My Wimbledon Inspired Noon Khamei (Strawberry Cream Puffs) in My Little Persian Kitchen

This week has been absolutely lovely, not least because of the amazing weather we are having but also because I spent the day at Wimbledon with my team enjoying some lovely company, great tennis and wonderful food!

My Little Persian Kitchen’s Window Cookies – Nan e Panjerehi

My grandmother was a wonderful women. She had a huge heart and amazing spirit. She loved to cook and her cooking was incredible! To this day when my dad cooks he references her cooking and sometimes he will taste something that catches him off guard and you can see it brings back memories of his mum, my mamanie, and he smiles.

Lemon & Yoghurt Cake Recipe

This one is a request from one of my followers. It is a delicious dense, moist cake with a lovely delicate flavour and super easy to make. I haven’t made it in ages and wanted a fresher picture than the one I posted on instagram months ago so I decided to make it again this morning before work as I was woken early by birdsong…literally!

My Little Persian Kitchen Orange Blossom Cake

In an attempt to feel the joys of spring despite this cold damp weather we are having I have had a few evenings of playing around with some ingredients in my little Persian kitchen. This lovely little orange blossom & cardamom cake is the result.

Raspberry & Rose Madelines

The weekend started like this….

Me: “Kasper, you could help mummy make some cakes this morning if you like?”

Kasper: “Hmmm I could, but I’m not gonna!”

Yadzi Cupcake Recipe – Cardamom Cupcakes

Green cardamon has a slightly resinous and aromatic flavour and I find is best used in sweet dishes than black cardamon. Black cardamon is great to use if you want to add a touch of smokiness and a coolness similar to mint to a dish…..