Persian

grilled halloumi cheese

Halloumi is a delicious cheese to be served either as a starter course along with other classic mezze dishes, or as wonderful side dish, just...

cucumber and mint yoghurt (mast-o-khiar)

There are many renditions of yoghurt and cucumber recipes including those with mint, dill and even pistachios.  In Indian cuisine you have Raita, in Greek you will find Tzatziki, and...

spiced up lamb Koofteh

I have made a lot of meatballs with beef, turkey, pork, and veal but Persian cuisine introduced me to the lamb meatball.  Each region has...