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St. Valentine might have loved tacos.

According to Wikipedia, Pope Gelasius I* established the feast of St. Valentine on February 14 in the year 496. He listed St. Valentine amongst those saints “… whose names are justly reverenced among men, but whose acts are known only to God.” In other words, they didn’t know a thing about […]


Georgian Persian Fusion Cauliflower Soup

Georgian Persian Fusion Cauliflower Soup Serves 6 – 8 I developed this recipe for a cooking demo at Washington, DC’s Bazaar Spices combining Persian and Georgian spices. Dry Adjika is Georgia’s answer to Garam Masala. Warm and fragrant with fennel, red pepper and blue fenugreek. Dried black limes are brined and sun-dried […]


Persian Spiced Chicken

Persian Spiced Chicken Serves 4-6 Remember chicken Cacciatore? This is the Persian version, rich and comforting.  The warmth and heat of Baharat is balanced by the pleasant bitterness of Sabzi Ghormeh stewing herbs. Tart black lemons brighten the sweetness of red pepper.  Ingredients: 2 black lemons 2 cups boiling water 1 […]