Food Writing

Persian pop-up Photo: James Hamilton, The Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal, How to Whip Up the Summer’s Most Interesting Drinks, June 13, 2017

Food52, 6 Iranian-Americans You May Know + What Norooz Means to Them, March 2017

Food52, Meet the Persian Woman Who Runs 3 of Birmingham’s Best Restaurants, March 2017

Food52, Why the Art of Hospitality Means the World to the Middle East, February 2017

Food52, Next Time You’re In Nashville, Don’t Miss This Middle Eastern Market in Little Kurdistan, February 2017

Food52, The Surprising Middle Eastern Origin of A Very American Dessert, February 2017

Food52, How Writing My Cookbook Brought Me Closer to My Iranian Heritage, February 2017

Wall Street Journal, Persian Recipes that Deliver Classic Christmas Flavors, December 2016

Food52, Five Spice Oven Roasted Nuts, November 2016

Food52, Kofte: The Iranian Dish You’ll Want to Master, August 2016

Epicurious, This Persian-Inspired Passover will Amaze You, April 2016

Saveur, What to Make for Nowruz, the Persian New Year, March 16, 2016

Fine Cooking, The Art of Persian Rice, Spring 2016

Food52, The Piglet 2015: Olives, Lemons & Za’atar vs. Green Kitchen Travels, February 2015

Food Republic, Persian Food Primer: 10 Essential Iranian Dishes, October 29, 2014

The Wall Street Journal, Recipes That Take Tahini in New Directions, October 18, 2014

Edible Brooklyn, Iran, at Last: A Williamsburg Chef Finds Persian Family Ties–And Feasts–Are Long Lasting, September 22, 2014

Bon Appétit, A Persian Hanukkah Meal, from Lamb Meatballs to Cheesecake, November 26, 2013

The Pennsylvania Gazette, Finding Mrs. D, November 2013

Bon Appétit, A Good Nut to Crack, October 2013

Works and Days, Persian Latke, Autumn 2013

Food52, Robabeh’s Eggplant Stew, September 2, 2013

Zester Daily, Koloocheh, a Persian Cookie, is a Cultural Mother Lode, May 27, 2013

The Wall Street Journal, A Journey to Iran by Way of the Kitchen, May 3, 2013

101 Cookbooks, Favorite Cookbooks, March 31, 2013

Jewish Daily Forward, Savoring the Miracle: Hanukkah Side Salads, December 20, 2011

Jewish Daily Forward, Queen Esther’s Cuisine: A New Persian Cookbook, March 16, 2011

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Mary May 28, 2015 at 12:44 PM

Thank you for your excellent food writing!


Kirti February 10, 2016 at 11:32 AM

Read few of your articles. Thanks for helping me understand more about food, its culture and significance and how it affects the lives.


Rita May 21, 2016 at 12:53 PM

thank you so much for this delicious recipe blog.. Loved it and my hubby loves the dishes I make after reading this blog.


Mithra December 27, 2016 at 6:47 AM

Nice Article presentation..loved it !!


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