• Persimmon Salad
  • Macaroni Persian Style
  • Cabbage Salad  •  سالاد کلم
  • Salad Shirazi  •   سالاد شیرازی
  • Vegetarian Kotlet  •  کتلت بی گوشت
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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Cabbage Salad • Salad’e Kalam •سالاد کلم Fae's Twist & Tango

Cabbage Salad •  سالاد کلم

♪ My mother made this salad when it was a special occasion or we had dinner events. She always made extra so we could make sandwiches for school lunch the next day. It is a very nostalgic salad of our family. It always brings fond memories.

Salad Shirazi • سالاد شیرازی Fae's Twist & Tango

Salad Shirazi • سالاد شیرازی

♪ This is one of the most popular salads at the Iranian dinner table. It is named after one of Iran’s historical, magical and beautiful cities, Shiraz. A very simple salad, if you add cilantro instead of mint and add jalapeno, it would be Pico de Gallo, a Mexican salad. If you skip the mint, add…

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Vegetarian Kotlet |کتلت بی گوشت | Fae's Twist & Tango

Vegetarian Kotlet  •  کتلت بی گوشت

♪ I posted traditional  kotlet, made with beef  almost 3 years ago.  This time, I am posting a recipe for meatless kotlet, a vegetarian version, which is just as delicious. I have tried making vegetarian versions with all kinds of vegetables, but using mushrooms tastes quite surprisingly like meat kotlet. Give it a go!

Chicken and Cucumber Salad(Japan)

Chicken and Cucumber Salad

This recipe has been featured on a magazine… check out →  On The Press ♪ Though not a traditional Japanese salad, all its flavors suggests that it is definitely one of Japanese making.

Spanakopita Greeek Spinach Pie | Fae's Twist & Tango (fae-magazine.com)

Spanakopita, Greek Spinach Pie

♪ This popular spinach and filo savory pastry pie is called  spanakopita  in its native Greece.  It is in the börek [1]  family of filo pastries with a filling of  spinach (or chard, sorrel, kale),  feta and/or ricotta , onions, leek and/or scallions, egg and seasoning.  The filling is wrapped or layered in filo pastry…

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