Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.



  • No categories


The New Persian Kitchen

By Louisa Shafia

(Ten Speed Press, 2013)

The New Persian Kitchen by Louisa Shafia

The New Persian Kitchen by Louisa Shafia

In The New Persian Kitchen, Louisa Shafia draws on her Iranian heritage to create modern dishes that blend Old World Persian cuisine with contemporary farm-to-table cooking. The book’s 75 recipes combine time-honored Iranian ingredients like pomegranates and pistachios with non-traditional foods such as amaranth and quinoa.

Continue reading “The New Persian Kitchen — Book Review” »