A western historian once wrote: “Iranians, as people are intelligent, inventive and artistic. They are versatile and adaptable to different situations. They love fun, gaiety and outdoor activity. They also make an art of eating, and Persian cuisine is one of the best in the world.”
Due to its variety of ethnic groups and the neighboring cultures impact, Iranian cuisine is so diverse. Herbs are frequently used along with fruits such as plums, pomegranate, quince, prunes, apricots, raisins,…etc. To achieve a balance taste, characteristic flavorings such as saffron, dried lime, cinnamon and parsley are mixed delicately and used in some special dishes. Onion and garlic are commonly used in the preparation of the accompanying course, but are also served separately during meals either in raw or pickled form. Here are some easy to make Iranian foods recipe that you can give them a try at home.