This may look like an innocent bowl of porridge. Perhaps nicely cooked oatmeal with a dash of cinnamon on top. But I am here to tell you: Do not be fooled, my friends. This is haleem (حلیم‎). I have listened to my husband tell the tale of haleem for a while now. He told me … Continue reading Haleem

Kabab Koobideh

The other day at the Persian store I bought a bunch of these flat, Iranian-style skewers for making kabab koobideh. (I only bought the skewers. All of the credit for making the food goes to my husband!) It is a mix of ground beef and lamb from a Turkish supermarket—cheaper and better than the usual … Continue reading Kabab Koobideh