My Persian Kitchen

Sanam Lamborn is the publisher of MyPersianKitchen.com, a website dedicated to the cuisine of her birth land, Iran. As a passionate and creative cook much of her inspiration comes from having lived in Iran and Italy. She believes that the best meals are prepared with fresh and healthy ingredients. Sanam holds a BA and MA in English in addition to a Professional Cooking Certificate. While not cooking in her kitchen or blogging, Sanam teaches college level writing, oral communication classes, and life skills.  

Norouz Mobarak!

Today at exactly 2:15am Tehran time we transition into spring. Since I live in Los Angeles I will be sitting at my Sofreh Haft Seen at 3:45pm Los Angeles ... Read More The post Norouz Mobarak! ...more

Video Wednesday

Today’s video is about two guys getting their home ready for a Norouz party. Are you ready for Norouz? Have you set up your Haft Sin? ...more

Chaharshanbeh Souri 2015

Tonight is Chaharshanbeh Souri, the eve of the last Wednesday of the Persian calendar. Tonight many people in Iran and all the Iranians around the world will celebrate the end ... Read More The post Chaharshanbeh Souri 2015 appeared first on My Persian Kitchen ....more

Ghezel Ala ba Narenj ~ Trout with Bitter Orange

Norouz is only a few days away! Today’s post is part childhood memories, part recipe, and part sharing Norouz related recipes by a group of Persian food bloggers! Well let’s .. ....more

Video Wednesday

Since we are officially in the month of March Video Wednesday is going to be all about Norouz, the Persian New Year! This beautiful Persian dance video was shared by ... Read More The post Video Wednesday appeared first on My Persian Kitchen ....more

Nowruz: Lost & Found Screening: Irvine Tickets!

Last week I had a couple of free tickets to Kvon’s Vancouver show, today, I have a couple for Irvine! So here is round 2: If you live ... Read More The post Nowruz: Lost & Found Screening: Irvine Tickets! ...more

Giveaway Nowruz: Lost & Found Tickets in Vancouver

In the past year, I have mentioned a couple of times around here that K-von, you know that cute funny half-Iranian comedian, came over a couple of years ago ... Read More The post Giveaway Nowruz: Lost & Found Tickets in Vancouver appeared first on My Persian Kitchen ....more

Video Wednesday

I have been saying for a long time that more and more Persian food is getting the attention of the culinary world. Chef Anthony Bourdain’s travel to Iran and subsequent ... Read More The post Video Wednesday appeared first on My Persian Kitchen ....more

Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese

Over the Christmas holidays the Sous Chef and I traveled to Belize and Guatemala. During our layover, on our way out of the country, we needed a place for ... Read More The post Jalapeño Stuffed with Feta Cheese appeared first on My Persian Kitchen ....more

Beet & Feta Cheese Tart

When I recently shared the Cardamom Potatoes recipe, I mentioned that the recipe came from a stack of magazines and books that my sister sent me earlier this year from Italy. One of the books that she sent is a Savory Tarts & Quiches cookbook. The very first time I was leafing through the cookbook, […] ...more