Persian Walnut Cookies (Nan-e Gerdui)

stacked Persian walnut cookies on white tray
Happy Nowruz, neighbors! That’s Persian New Years! While technically not until March 20 this year, Nowruz also happens to coincide with the first day of spring so is the perfect time to gather and grill in the chilly weather knowing warmer days are soon to come. Continue reading “Persian Walnut Cookies (Nan-e Gerdui)”

Persian Nougat (Gaz)

Persian Nougat Pistachios Gaz
What a beautiful season. So full of love and family and friends and food. And eating. I successfully stuffed myself with appetizers before Christmas Eve dinner, and there are exactly 2 boxes of chocolate, 2 trays of cookies, a loaf of Lithuanian nut bread, 2 pans of homemade sourdough cinnamon rolls, and an unlimited supply of hot chocolate in my family’s kitchen at this very moment. And those are just the sweets.

The holidays have been so wonderful for my entire family this year. I witnessed a proposal. Continue reading “Persian Nougat (Gaz)”