• Green Bean Rice  •  Lubia Polo  •  لوبیا پلو
  • Cucumber Yogurt Drink,  Dough • دوغ خیار
  • Doria, Fava Bean and Scallops • そら豆 と ホタテ貝 の ドリア
  • Tofu & Chicken Hamburger Stake  •    豆腐 と 鶏肉  の ハンバーグ ステーキ
  • Carrot Cake

Green Bean Rice • Lubia Polo • لوبیا پلو

Green Bean Rice|lubia Polo لوبیا پلو | Fae's Twist & Tango

Lubia polo (green bean rice) is one of the most popular Persian mixed-rices, especially in summertime, when the tomatoes and green beans are at their best. This dish is also called
estamboli polo (استامبولی پلو).  When it is called estamboli polo, it can be made with or without green beans and/or meat, and/or topped with French fries. It is a favorite dish of children, because the green beans and ripe tomatoes give a gentle sweetness to the rice, and if it comes with French fries, even better!…

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Cucumber Dough | Fae's Twist & Tango

Cucumber Yogurt Drink, Dough • دوغ خیار

♪ Dough  is a Persian minted yogurt drink I first mentioned in Persian Side Dishes.  It is pronounced dōōgh, and the ending  ‘gh‘ is pronounced like ‘r‘  is in French.  It is a drink made with yogurt, club-soda, salt, pepper, and dried mint flakes. Dough has been enjoyed by Persians since ancient times. It is known by different…

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Carrot Cake | Fae's Twist & Tango

Carrot Cake

♪ Carrot cake, with its cream cheese icing, is one of the top fad foods in the USA. Carrot cake is a cake that contains carrots mixed into the batter including optional ingredients, such as pineapple or raisins, nuts cinnamon and/or other spices. The most common icing on carrot cake in Europe is icing sugar and lemon juice,…

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Persimmon Salad

Persimmon Salad

♪ A perfect salad with bursts of fruity sweet, savory cheese and creamy nutty taste, all  in one bite!

Macaroni Persian Style • ماکارونی | Fae's Twist & Tango

Macaroni Persian Style

♪ We, Persians pronounce it  ma.ka.ro.ni.  Any pasta is makaroni. I thought we were the only ones, until I found that half the world (just guessing)  call all pastas ‘makaroni’.  Usually, long, spaghetti-like macaronies are used. As you see in the photos, they have holes through the center. We don’t like our macaronies al dente…

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