Sosis Bandari recipe – Spicy sausage wrap

Sosis Bandari is one of my staple fast foods that I swear by as it can be made at breakfast to kickstart the day, lunch or dinner time with minimal effort. I often wish I was a full-time working mum superhero, but I’m not. Therefore putting…

Khoresht karafs celery stew recipe for healthy living

If it’s simple food with a big flavour you’re looking for, Persian celery stew can help with healthy living.

If it's simple food with a big flavour you're looking for, Persian celery stew can help with healthy living.

How to make the best Persian Ash-e Doogh

I love Persian Ash-e Doogh and it’s part of my healthy living routine.

I love Persian Ash-e Doogh and it's part of my healthy living routine.

HEALTHY LIVING: Persian lamb and aubergine stew

I first tasted Khoresht-e Gheymeh Bademjan during a family visit in Persia. I just loved the taste of it so much, I told everyone I met. What I didn’t know at this point was that Persians like to serve their guests in abundance and consider it…

HEALTHY LIVING: Mast-o-Laboo recipe

Mast-o-Laboo is a variation on the traditional Persian dish Mast-o-Khiar. Instead of making this yogurt dish with cucumber, we’re going to add beetroot instead. Beetroot is traditionally used to cleanse the blood and support liver function. However research has shown that because it contains a good…

HEALTHY LIVING: Persian kotlet recipe

If you’re a busy mum looking for something easy to cook for the kids, then look no further. Persian kotlet is comfort food that can be eaten hot or cold and served with either a flatbread or rice – making them ideal snacks at picnics or…

HEALTHY LIVING: Persian chicken, pomegranate and walnut stew recipe

The pomegranate is a symbol of life, marriage and fertility. It’s also my favourite fruit. I love fruit that’s tart in taste, but pomegranates also have a special significance in my life. They remind me of my gran. She would buy them whenever she looked after…