Persian Purim Menu

Fesenjaan Chicken (chicken in pomegranate walnut sauce) The recipe calls for pomegranate syrup and water, but we used pomegranate juice and water instead. (2/3 syrup to 2 cups water, vs 2 cups pomegranate juice to 1 cup water) Fry 2 onions until translucent Three cloves of minced garlic Cinnamon and nutmeg Mixed in with onions…

Hamburgers

Oh, hamburgers. I never really liked you until tonight. Ingredients: Ground beef Directions: If the meat is packed closely together, crumble it a bit carefully with a fork. Loosely gather a handful. Loosely place on pan. Press down. Wait until red color has been replaced with brown color halfway up sides of burger. Flip. Wait…

Fish curry

We bought a package of fish, a white fish called זהבנון in Hebrew. I don’t know what it’s called in English. The first thing we did with it was make breaded fish. My impression of זהבנון, on the basis of that first attempt, is that it is an almost tasteless fish and doesn’t have a…