• Khoresh’e Karafs • خورش کرفس  • Celery Stew
  • Hazelnut  Dacquoise  with Swiss Meringue Mocha Buttercream
  • Mushroom Medley Stroganoff
  • Khoresh’e Bamieh  •  خورش بامیه  •  Okra Stew
  • Polo – Lubia Polo  •  لوبیا پلو    •   Green Bean Rice

Khoresh’e Karafs • خورش کرفس • Celery Stew

Khoresh'e Karafs  • خورش کرفس  • Celery Stew| Fae's Twist & Tango

Khoresh’e karafs  is the 8th khoresh/Persian style stew I am posting. It is one of the much simpler khoreshs  to make. It is favorite of many because of the abundance of herbs and celery which makes this dish very nutritious and light.  Although it looks very similar to khoresh’e ghormeh sabzi,  their fragrance and tastes are different. The only thing the two khoreshs have in common is the use of the parsley….

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Hazelnut Dacquoise with Swiss Meringue Mocha Buttercream | Fae's Twist & Tango

Hazelnut Dacquoise with Swiss Meringue Mocha Buttercream

♪ Welcome to a celebration!!! I am celebrating  3  milestones of  Fae’s Twist & Tango, today. Migration of the blog to self-hosting freedom (now that all the glitches have been straightened out),  3rd year blog anniversary (was on May 5),  and publishing this 200th recipe!  I am celebrating by treating you with my all time…

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Mushroom Medley Stroganoff | Fae's Twist & Tango

Mushroom Medley Stroganoff

♪ Anyone who loves pasta, shout PASTA!!! What is it about pasta that we love and crave so much, even when we are told the carbs make us gain weight?  This is  a flavorful dish, so decadent, so much fun eating varieties of mushrooms, and soft, juicy, bite-sized filet mignon. For traditional Stroganoff recipe, its origin…

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Okra Stew | Khoresh Bamieh خورش بامیه | Fae's Twist & Tango

Khoresh’e Bamieh • خورش بامیه • Okra Stew

♪ Although almost all fruits and vegetables are now available any time of year, they are most desirable in their natural season. One of the vegetables I crave in summertime is okra (bámieh in Farsi).  I simply boil them and have with yogurt, or sometimes with mayonnaise, or in curry, or in a Persian style…

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

Polo – Lubia Polo • لوبیا پلو • Green Bean Rice

♪ 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…

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Cucumber Dough | Fae's Twist & Tango

Dough’e Khiar • دوغ خیار • Cucumber Yogurt Drink

  ♪ 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…

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