Crepe Cake

Crepe Cake with Raspberry Cream and Berries

I think dessert should be special - it should delight.  And taste delicious.  This Crepe Cake ... Continue Reading
Crock pot of Ash Rishteh

Persian Winter Noodle and Legumes Soup (Osh Reshteh)

I remember my grandmother making this winter soup when I was a child.  It was always such a ... Continue Reading
Cinnamon Buns Dough

Cinnamon Buns!

I just love these cinnamon buns.  They are a decadent luxury that I make about once or twice a ... Continue Reading
Lentil soup

Spicy Lentil Soup

This wonderful red lentil soup is bright, colorful, and delicious.  And on top of all that, ... Continue Reading
cream cheese brownies

Cream Cheese Brownies

For this recipe, I use my standard Brownie recipe and add a cream cheese layer to the top, ... Continue Reading
Persian Rice with Sour Cherries

Persian Rice with Sour Cherries

I adore this dish, called Albaloo in Farsi.  It combines so many exquisite yet simple flavors ... Continue Reading
Rocky Road Chocolate Mousse

Dark Chocolate Mousse

When I got married many years ago, cooking for me basically meant making toast, frying an egg, ... Continue Reading

Mediterranean Meat Loaf

Growing up in the United States, my parents' best friends were from the northern Iraqi city of ... Continue Reading