Mirza Ghasemi, the recipe of one of my favorite dishes from Iran

January 18, 2015
Iran

Everywhere I go I always try my best to blend in with the locals, and this usually means finding (and buying) traditional handicraft and food delicacies, with the inevitable result of carrying a good deal of extra kilos back home (not only in my suitcase). During the trip I took to Iran last May, I found out that one of my favorite Iranian dishes is eggplant-based Mirza Ghasemi, an insanely …Read the Rest

Reaching Half of the World in beautiful Esfahan

Reaching Half of the World in beautiful Esfahan
January 12, 2015
Iran

I had read that due to its beauty, the former capital of ancient Persia, Esfahan or Isfahan, in its heyday …Read the Rest

Beneath Yazd tallest wind catcher in beautiful Dolat Abad Garden

Beneath Yazd tallest wind catcher in beautiful Dolat Abad Garden
December 12, 2014
Iran

The charming┬ácity of Yazd is famous for its typical desert architecture, and among the most distinguished features are by all …Read the Rest

The sophisticated islamic architecture of Yazd Grand Mosque – Photo gallery

The sophisticated islamic architecture of Yazd Grand Mosque – Photo gallery
November 25, 2014
Iran

In my previous post, I mentioned the sophisticated decorations of Yazd Grand Mosque, delicate yet sharp geometric shapes also used …Read the Rest

Catching the wind in Yazd, where the Zoroastrian fire still burns

Catching the wind in Yazd, where the Zoroastrian fire still burns
November 19, 2014
Iran

Sand and blue pastel hues, a clutter of low-rising sandstone buildings that during the dry summer give some break from …Read the Rest

Romance in Shiraz with the blessing of Hafez and Saadi

Romance in Shiraz with the blessing of Hafez and Saadi
October 25, 2014
Iran

“My beloved is brighter than the sun, Put in the heavens, my only one. Placed the hearts upon the earth …Read the Rest

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