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My attempt at ghormeh Sabzí

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My attempt at ghormeh Sabzí

So according to my husband and a conversation he was having with a Persian friend, Persian millennials are no longer able to cook the traditional Persian dishes that our predecessors were able to - Subtle huh? That rings true for myself and many of my time poor and corporate driven Persian friends and family.  OK I get the hint ;) I wanted to surprise him after work one day with one of his favourite Persian khoreshts. The first on that list being Ghormeh Sabzí. It is a time consuming and challenging dish. With ingredients that are not usually kept in...

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Persian or Farsi? That is the question

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Persian or Farsi? That is the question

Persian or Farsi? That is the question By Moná Kíání   Would my two-year old son speak Persian or Farsi?   Frankly that was not THE question when I decided to develop a bilingual series of books and e-books for children of mixed Persian parentage.   I was just desperately looking for resources to help my toddler son learn Farsi. The sheer irony was, as a child, I hated learning Farsi. I was always looking for ways to skip the weekly classes.   Here I was, your typical second generation Iranian of the Persian diaspora. Then again, maybe not quite....

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Under the Sea with Englisi Farsi

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Under the Sea with Englisi Farsi

From seaweed to sand, your child will be able to describe their day at the beach by using the words they learn from Englisi Farsi Under the sea (Zíre Daryá).     Every language is a world Give your child the world The Gift of Language For the first time, Persian and non-Persian parents can teach their children Persian using the familiar phonetics of the English alphabet (finglisi). To cater to the next generation of multi-lingual and multi-national families, the series are available in printed book and e-Book form with interactive audio pronunciation and inviting, colourful images. Englisi Farsi Bilingual Book Series- Ready for Reading!...

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Vegetables with Englisi Farsi

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Vegetables with Englisi Farsi

    Cooking in the kitchen and stumbling and mumbling to your kid in Persian..... What is this?!!! hmm carrot? We can call it carrot until mummy remembers the Persian word for it!    Trying to rack your brains for the word for tomato, onions and garlic!  Mum!! help?! hahahhahah  I used to call my mum asking her what each ingredient was so that I could show my son as I prepared dinner.  Now I can recall every. single. vegetable.   Persistence pays off.   POP QUIZ- what is Carrot in Persian? GO>>!   Every language is a world Give your...

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