Since my parents lived in Persia (Iran) from the early 1930’s till 1947 they learned to enjoy Persian cuisine and to cook many dishes. We finally found a Persian restaurant we enjoyed in Bellevue, Washington.
Dear had the lamb kabobs.
I had the Ghormeh Sabzi. Chopped and sauteed parsley, spinach and leeks, simmered with stew beef, herbs and red beans.
Katie had Chicken Vegetable Curry. All entrees were served with basmati rice with saffron.
This is my all time favorite salad. So simple and fresh and delicious. It was called Shirazi at this restaurant.
We would recommend Caspian.
Do you have an international food favorite?
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We are on an Indian food jag lately. I love German and Swedish too when I can get it.
Ellen: I love that you called it Persia. So many people don’t know the Old Testament names for these places. I am fascinated by the foods you show.
That all looks lovely. What is in the Shirazi? We try any and all kinds of food, but I’m kind of stuck on Mexican right now. I just found an Ethopian that is getting great reviews. We just got hit with a 12-15 inch snow storm, with thunder and lightening in the middle of it all. Hubby is stuck in San Antonio, shirt sleeves, eating outside tonight since he can’t fly home as planned. We have a grand love of Mexican right now, so besides the warmth he is experiencing I’m missing the good food.
I liked the kabobs your hub was having. I love vegetables done that way. I’m afraid I would pass on that concoction you were having, but the salad looks great!
As a kid on the East Coast, my family had a lot of lamb, roasts and chops. Out here on the West Coast you don’t see lamb so much…why is that?
Of course, Indonesian food is our fave for the reason that we lived there. But Thai is a close second. Peanut sauce forever!
I’m not terribly adventurous when it comes to foreign food. What you’re all having would be way too exotic for me. LOL!
We love to try all kinds of foods (your pictures are great BTW) and your Persain feast looks wonderful. We have a fabulous Lebanese restaurant in our area with the most amazing hummus ever!! We also frequent a little “curry” restaurant in our area – sooo delicious! Oh boy, I’m so hungry right now!
Oh yum! Are those dumplings in the stew dish?
Very yummy looking! I like Polynesian food and some Indian curries – as long as they’re not too hot 🙂
It all looks quite yummy. I love Mexican foods!
I know by now that I have to wait to read any of your posts until AFTER I have eaten a full meal!!! Otherwise, I’m craving, craving, craving!!! I’ve never heard of any of the foods pictured., but I think I’d be willing to try most of them. I don’t have any international favorite. I will admit to not being very ambitious when it comes to trying to cook international cuisine!
I haven’t been to a Persian restaurant in some time, but I loved everything there. Looks like Caspian has scrumptious food!
omg! ghorme sabziiiii. i just love it. you should try fesenjoun too.
this was a delicious post.