Enjoy Iranian various foods like a king
“Telegraph” journal has considered Iran as the cradle of the most complicated foods in the world and has argued 10 dietary reasons for its addressees to have a trip to Iran.
The writer of this report was “Yasamin Khan” who is also the author of “cuisine of saffron legends”, and he has written this report after a trip to Iran recently. He says:
“Getting better relationship with the world, good opportunity has been provided to trip to this country; the country whose 19 tourism attractions registered in “UNESCO’s world heritage list” and its nature is full of inspirational scenes and has the most beautiful Islamic architecture in the world”.
According to his statement, tourists can enjoy Iranian various foods like a king; foods like: saffron and juicy Kebabs, juicy stews with pieces of meats and candies filled with delicious creams.
“Yasamin Khan” has written his book during a long trip to Iran and the only things that he had with himself during this trip were his note book of culinary and the juice of pomegranate. But he has 10 specific suggestions to test the most delicious Iranian foods which will come to your view following.
Taste sweetness in Yazd
The historical and mud brick city of Yazd is located between two deserts. This city is known thanks to its wind catchers, Zoroastrian fire temples, and its candies.
Bakers have been spread out all over the city in form of branches. Almond Baghlava (kind of pastry) and cakes made of pistachio and cardamom, and “Ghotab”, kind of local candy roasted in oil and filled with peanut, are of most important candies of this city.
Rice cake; Tahchin in Shiraz
Iranian people called “Tah Dig” to the brittle rice and oil that is roasted at the bottom of pot, and “Tah Chin” is actually a perfect meal which is pressed and formed like “Tah Dig”.
Rice, yogurt, yolk, and saffron are mixed together and its middle is filled with flavored chicken or meat and put on the oven to cooked to be golden. After that they put the pot upside down in order to separate the food like a cake and completely. “Tah Chin” is served as a special food at restaurants in Shiraz.
Awesome “Koofteh Ghelgheli” in Tabriz
In the northwest of Iran, the city of the best “Koofteh Ghelgheli” is located; in diverse mixtures like “Lamb Koofteh” filled with prune, dried cherry, nut, barberry, and raisin, or “Koofteh” filled with boiled egg.
The most well-known “Koofteh” which is named after this city is “Koofteh Tabrizi” that is bigger and more massive than the other “Koofteh” and its color is a mix of saffron and ketchup.
Hot seafood in Bandar Abbas
The south of Iran has hot foods because of its wet and hot weather and also its geographical situation that was one of the main links between India and Europe to exchange sea spices.
You can test the best “Ghelyeh shrimp” in Bandar Abbas; a hot stew which is made of fresh coriander, plum, red pepper, garlic, and shrimp. The place to eat this delicious food is the restaurants which located beside the main market of fish.
“Mirza Ghasemi” feast in Masouleh
1000 year-old Masouleh village in the hills of the north of Iran takes you to the rural and traditional life in Iran; the time when the main occupation of Iranian was agriculture.
Here is one of the best places in Iran to eat herbal foods such as “Mirzaghasemi” which is one of the most famous foods in this area.
This food is a combination of eggplant roasted on wood charcoal and then fried with a plenty of fresh garlic and smashed tomato and a fair amount of olive oil.