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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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Guilan (Gilan) Grand Restaurant

Guilan Grand Restaurant located in Golsar, Rasht is a modern restaurant in the heart of Rasht. Its internal design consists of dark brown wooden floors, light brown brick walls, wooden tongue-and-groove, cedar ceilings and is furnished with black leather sofas, wooden chairs and black lamps. Grand restaurant’s menu is quite considerable. They serve all kinds [...]
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Shoore Koli Restaurant

Shoore Koli restaurant, located in Golsar Street, Rasht is a northern villa turned into a traditional restaurant. Shoore Koli means “gypsy’s passion” in Farsi and is also the name of a dish made of a fish called Koli (bleak fish). Its courtyard is designed with pink walls, blue doors and a pond full of fish [...]
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Caspian Sea

Holding the record for the largest lake on the planet, the Caspian Sea is the most famous and captivating attraction of not only northern Iran, but all countries bordering it. The sea covers more than 350,000 km2 and runs along the coastline of five separate nations. It is about twenty-five meters deep in the northern [...]
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Zeytun Parvardeh

Zeytun Parvardeh is commonly served as an appetizer and is quite nutritious. Seedless olives get marinated inside a mixture of ground walnuts, garlic, pomegranate juice, pomegranate paste, dried mints, dried thyme, eryngos and olive oil. Sometimes locals use pomegranate seeds in the mixture too. After a few days this nutritious mixture will flavor the olives [...]
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