Rosh Hashanah doesn't always have to be about brisket and babka. Try ash-e-reshteh, an aromatic green soup swimming with noodles and beans.
This hearty slow-cooked soup will get you through these last cold days.
You won't even miss the chocolate.
"It's the ultimate in crunchy golden goodness -- somewhere between fried chicken and popcorn."
Dried Rose Petals Rose is a common ingredient in many Persian dishes including the frozen rose ice dessert called faloodeh
Persian rug store owner and Iranian immigrant, Alex Helmi, discusses his hopes for the future of the nation.
Take a look inside Pomona, New York's new Dar-e-Mehr temple.
The Bengal This hybrid is nearly as popular as the Savannah, and is a crossbreed between an Asian leopard cat and a domesticated
There is a famous folk story in Punjabi which still a lot of old people from rural areas recall. This is situated in the
We, like many others, have a love affair with Paris. Many people in the world in fact have the same love affair and so that is why an attack on Paris matters more than any other single city in the world.
They're funky, they're traditional, they're 30-somethings, they're Nuqat (dots), and they're taking the Arab Gulf's art, culture and design scene by storm from Kuwait.
Let's not kid ourselves. The deal with Iran that President Barack Obama so proudly announced on Tuesday does not prevent the Islamic Republic from becoming a nuclear power. Far from it. The unasked, and unanswered, question in all the predictable hubbub and blather is how much that matters.
The Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery have placed on view a relic from ancient Palmyra in Syria. In addition, the galleries are displaying images of 18th century engravings and 19th century photographs from its archives.
Family, friends, and loud children begin to trickle in; delicious waves of gossip swell and spread. Compliments sprinkle around like sugarcoated almonds. "What a sumptuous spread." "You look more beautiful than the full moon." "How in the world do you manage?"
My Lilith revealed herself when I immigrated to America and decided to go back to school as a married woman and a mother of young kids, when I became a writer and began creating strong willed female characters with big dreams and the courage to realize these dreams, despite the many obstacles they encountered on their way.
We are historically and pathologically obligated to replay the dramas of the Spartans and Greeks against the "other." Feeling superior, we are free to disrespect their ways to sustain our own.