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Thyme Tea

Thyme, or as Persians call it “avishan”, is an herb with many culinary and medicinal uses. It’s leaves are used to season red meat, fish and even soups and salads. Thyme oil is used for massages and treating back problems such as backaches and spasms. Persians, on the other hand, use thyme tea as a […]

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Sholeh Beryane Zireh

Sholeh Beryane Zireh is a local Isfahani favorite. It is very similar to Halim in look, taste and texture. In order to cook this nutritious food, you should first braise lamb tenderloin with some onions and spices. In a separate pot, Persian broken rice is steamed to form a sticky base. The meat is chopped […]

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Lavender Tea

Lavender or as Persians call it “ustukhuddus” is a plant with multiple purposes. Lavender oil is a natural mosquito repellent. Its flowers yield nectar, from which bees make a high-quality monofloral honey. Lavender greens are used similar to rosemary to flavour meat and vegetables. Persians use dried English lavender buds to make a tasty tea. […]

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Gooshto Lubia

Gooshto Lubia (which translates to “meat and beans”) is a delicious and nutritious traditional food of Isfahan. This mouthwatering dish is very similar to Dizi but Gooshto Lubia is cooked with white beans and vegetables. In order to cook Gooshto Lubia, you should first season lamb’s meat and braise it with onions and turmeric for […]

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Kuku Ghandi

Kuku is a popular dish among Iranians. Every city has its own unique kuku with a different recipe and name but Kuku Ghandi of Isfahan and Kuku Shirin of Ghazvin are very similar. In order to cook Kuku Ghandi, you should first grate 750 gr cooked and skinned potatoes in a large bowl. Break 8-10 […]

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