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Everything you need to know about Iranian money!

Iran is probably one of the only countries in the world that somehow has two money currencies! According to those who have traveled to Iran, Money currency is one of the most confusing things here, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get the hang of it. In this post, we’ll try to explain how the [...]
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Weather in Iran

From snowy mountains, to volcanic beaches It’s safe to say that most people check the climate and weather of a country in order to anticipate what clothes to take. This goes double for Iran. You must pay extra attention to what tours you are taking, in which region and in which season. Iran is a […]

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Iranian Tea Cups

If you spend enough time shopping around, you’ll see that Iranians have their own particular style of tea cups. Iran has a very strong tea culture, which has influenced the shape and style of their classic tea cup. Commonly found in vibrant gold and red, these tea cups often feature images of one of Iran’s […]

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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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Masho Ghomri

Kohlrabi is a knobby purple or green vegetable with a taste and texture somewhere between cabbage and broccoli. With the help of some lemon juice and salt you could enjoy raw kohlrabi or it could be pureed into a soup but Masho Ghomri is probably the most delicious way. As every Persian Halim, you should […]

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Gheymeh Rizeh

Gheymeh Rizeh is one of the many traditional foods of Isfahan. Meatballs play a big part in Persian cuisine. Koofteh Tabrizi  is the most famous one and can be found in almost every restaurant in Iran. We are going to talk about Gheymeh Rizeh, which is a more unidentified that is often found in warm […]

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Hasir Bafi, Iranian Straw Handicrafts

Hasir Bafi is the art of handweaving textiles using local plant fibers. Having easy access to plants suitable for weaving has made Hasir Bafi one of the main handicrafts and souvenirs of Northern Iran. Rice and Wheat stems are among the most used materials in Hasir Bafi. In the past, Hasir Bafi used to be […]

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Sanati Contemporary Arts Museum

The story of the Sanati Museum of Kerman is tangled with the inspirational story of Ali Akbar Sanati Zadeh, one of Iran’s most prominent sculptors. Ali Akbar Sanati Zadeh’s name has an interesting story. His namesake, Akbar Sanati Zadeh, known as Haj Akbar, was looking to do something for the people of his city, Kerman. [...]
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