“People always have opinions on Iran. Being of Iranian descent, I’d always get really fed up of people saying, ‘Do you wear the burkha?’ or ‘Do you eat [...]
Today an estimated 180 million people around the world will be celebrating Nowruz, the Iranian New Year, which takes place on the spring equinox. I chatted to BBC 6 music presenter Cerys Matthews [...]
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I’m proud to be working with Roads & Kingdoms on their first Banned Countries Dinner in honour of the Iranian New Year. This verdant celebration of spring offers a unique opportunity to [...]
Here is an extract from an article I wrote about the tradition of spring cleaning before Iranian New Year. You can read the full article here “As we move into the month of March, spring [...]
The saltiness of the world’s current political climate cannot be overstated; here now, look beyond it with a touch of something sweet A recipe and story from The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the [...]
All ancient cultures have a mid-winter festival to help people get through the dark days and cold nights and in Iran, they celebrate the winter solstice – called Shab-e Yalda in Farsi – [...]
Looking for some festive recipes for the your Christmas table? Try these Persian inspired treats I showcased on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch!
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