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Gilan Commodities (Olives, Tea & Rice)

Northern Iran is home to some of the finest agricultural productions in the country. Located in a green and water-rich region, Gilan benefits from several premium agricultural products, some of which are solely grown in this region due to its wet and humid climate. The finest examples of these productions are olives, tea, and rice. [...]
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Reshteh Khoshkar

Reshteh Khoshkar is one of the many traditional sweets of Gilan. The cookies are famously used for breaking the fast during the month of Ramadan. So if you travel to Gilan province during this month, there is a good chance that you will see many places offering these sweet cookies. (The month of Ramadan moves [...]
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Kolucheh, Iranian Traditional Cookie

If you travel to the North of Iran, you can see many shops selling a special, disk-shaped, Northern stuffed cookie called Kolucheh. The origins of kolucheh extend from the city of Fuman in Gilan province, but it is not the only city famous for its sweets. Lahijan, for example, is another city in Gilan which [...]
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