Bastani Sonnati, Persian Ice Cream!

Iran’s traditional ice cream, known as Bastani Sonnati, has topped the list of the world’s 50 best frozen desserts released by Taste Atlas, a popular encyclopedia of local food, traditional restaurants, and authentic recipes across the world. On the Taste Atlas list, which was updated on Wednesday, Bastani Sonnati was ranked first, followed by Peru’s...

Rob Polo (Pomegranate Paste and Rice Pilaf)

Rob Polo (Pomegranate Paste and Rice Pilaf) It is a delicious and simple Iranian food originally from Shiraz. Rob Polo is made of rice, pomegranate paste, walnut, raisins, sugar and onion. This dish is meat free and it is a good choice for vegetarians; plus, pomegranate paste and walnut have increased the nutritional value. The Shirazis serve Rob...

Shekar Polo (Suger and Rice Pilaf)

Hearing the name Shekar Polo is the reminiscent of Shiraz because it is mostly cooked in there. Shekar Polo is one of the main meals at the weddings and large banquets. At these occasions, people rarely make simple Polo, because they believe only professional chefs can cook this pilaf but the fact is that this pilaf is not difficult to make. The...

Kalam Polo (Kohlrabi and Rice Pilaf)

Kalam Polo (Kohlrabi and Rice Pilaf) You will be more eager about traveling to Fars province if you know there is an authentic food culture in addition to tourist attractions. Cities in Fars province are famous resort towns in Iran. Don’t miss delicious food while you are visiting the attractions. Kalam Polo is one of local dishes in Fars province...

Ghormeh Beh (Quince Stew)

Ghormeh Beh (Quince Stew) One of Iran’s resort towns with numerous natural and cultural attractions is Shiraz. Shiraz has always been a resort town for many domestic and foreign tourists. Among the attractions, local food and snacks cannot be missed. Ghormeh Beh Stew, also known as Ghormeh Stew is one of traditional dishes of Shiraz. Ghormeh Beh...