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Termeh: The Luxurious Persian Handwoven Fabric

For more than 400 years, Termeh has been the most sumptuous Iranian handwoven cloth. This luxurious fabric was woven by natural silk and wool fiber. It was traded throughout the Aryan trade regions, where now we know as the Silk Roads. Yazd has the reputation of producing high-quality Termeh products such as scarves, cushion covers, [...]
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Cafe Fooka

Fooka Cafe, located in Masjed Jame Street (link) is a nice mixture of tradition and modernity. Mud-dried bricks, a couple of domes and traditional Persian colorful windows go hand in hand with the modern decor. An old gramophone, an antique motorcycle and a wall decorated with tree stumps can be seen as you enter the [...]
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Masjed Jame Street

After spending the whole day visiting all the beautiful sites offered by Yazd, now it’s time to relax and rest. In the night time, there is a place where you can escape the commotion of the city. Since no cars are allowed and nothing can disturb you, Masjed Jame Street, located in the historic part [...]
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Cafe Nardoon, Yazd

Cafe Nardoon, located in Shah Aboul-ghasem neighbourhood of Yazd, is a cute, cosy place to hang out. The name literally translates to “pomegranate seeds” in Persian. The Cafe is designed quite creatively. Their use of Termeh and Jajim on top of the wooden tables and couches is chic and harmonic. In order to make the [...]
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Yazd, The City of Windcatchers

Yazd, The City of Windcatchers. Located 270 km southeast of Isfahan, Yazd is the capital of Yazd province and is currently the 15th largest city in Iran. The name Yazd means “god” in the middle Persian language. The city deserves this name due to its many Zoroastrian fire temples which contain holy fires, one of [...]
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Zoorkhaneh and Varzeshe-Pahlevani

Varzeshe-Pahlevani (Varzeshe-Bastani) is an Iranian sport that dates back to ancient Persia. It is a combination of martial arts, strength training and music. Way before bodybuilding, Persians used to practice weightlifting in Zoorkhaneh. We can see this tradition present in ancient Iranian stories. In the epic of Rustam, the hero of Shahnameh (a poetic masterpiece [...]
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Linden Tea

Linden Tea Properties: This tea has a warm temperament and it is good for mild physical constitution. It is also used in the treatment of colds, convulsions, gout, sciatica pain, blood, rheumatism, insomnia, migraine, anxiety, palpitations, headache, asthma, hypertension and diarrhea. This tea strengthens memory, kidney and nourishes the stomach cavity. Consumption of this tea, […]

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Ash-e Alu (Plum Pottage)

Ash-e Alu (Plum Pottage) is so delicious and it is eaten especially in winters. It is a little sour and it’s made of onion, split pea, oil, pottage vegetable, rice, dry plum, salt and pepper.

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Ash-e Gandom (Wheat Pottage)

Ash-e Gandom (Wheat pottage) is called Ash-e Imam Hossein , too. This pottage is made of wheat, barely, pea, lentil, vetch, pottage vegetable, white bean, red bean, wax bean, navy bean, salt, red pepper, caraway, thyme, oregano.

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Ash-e Sholi Yazd (Pottage)

Ash-e Sholi (pottage) is made of pottage vegetable (spinach, dill, leek, parsley, and fenugreek) beet, flour, onion, mint, lentil, oil, salt, vinegar, pomegranate sauce.

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Pottery and Ceramics

Pottery and Ceramics (Earthernwares): Pottery has a 6,000-year-old history in Iran, which is the oldest handmade artwork. The earthenware is world famous for its designs, especially “fish”, “the lady sun” and “the hen”. Meybod is a prominent pottery-producing center in Yazd province.

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Pashmak

Pashmak is a very delicate sweet cotton candy. It is sweeter containing of sesame and sugar and is mostly accompanied with the bitterness of Persian tea.

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