Mast-o-Khiar For The Vernal Equinox

 

Finally the longest ever winter of our serious discontent is coming to an end. Last Sunday we sprang ahead into longer days filled with sunshine and a few rays of hope. For that very reason every day going forward is special and worth celebrating.

And this weekend is the vernal equinox, or Persian New Year. Let’s party!
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Culinary Inspo For Fall

 

We are all used to our home kitchens by now, considering how much time we’ve been spending in them since the spring. Culinary inspiration might be in short supply right about now, and we don’t want you getting stuck in a rut. So, as the weather chills out for real and we contemplate many more home cooked meals from our cozy kitchens, take a moment to inject some inspo into your menu. Continue »



Comfort Food: Creamed Salmon On Toast

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Today we have a look at a classic dinner that hasn’t really been on the radar recently, but may be ready for a renaissance of sorts. It’s all about comfort food – creamed salmon on toast!

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Pound Cake: In A League Of Its Own

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We’ve never met anyone that doesn’t like pound cake. This is a super old-fashioned cake, nothing fancy, but it’s the perfect cake for afternoon teas, brunches and midnight snacking. Also because it is a basic, sturdy cake, you can doll it up anyway you like! Continue »



Pantry Staples: Evaporated and Condensed Milk

 

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There are some essentials that are a good idea to keep in your pantry, you never know when you are going to need them. And as they are shelf-stable they can stay there for ages, ready to be pressed into service at any time. Evaporated milk and condensed milk are two such items, but don’t confuse the two! Continue »