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Mirza Ghassemi (Persian Eggs with Eggplant, Turmeric, and Tomatoes) >

On 05.19.2016 by Laura Basher

I spend a lot of time learning as much as I can about my Persian background. You see, my mother is Iranian and my father is American and I have lived most of my life in the U.S.  And since I married an Iranian, well, I have a lot to learn. Persian food and Persian culture, the real Persian culture without religion mixed in, is quite extraordinary and beautiful. Both include vibrant colors and robust flavors. We love our herbs and our dishes are not heavily spiced or spicy like other cultures. Everything melds together to create a very flavorful dish. Stews, basmati rice, and kabobs—we have quite a variety of meals to share with the world.  I enjoy discovering them, cooking them for my Read More >