Persian pashtidot for Nowruz

Originally a Zoroastrian festival, now ‘Norouz is celebrated by Iranians of all faiths,’ wrote chef and author Laura Bashar.

By FAYE LEVY, YAKIR LEVY
March 19, 2015 17:44
Persian Food

Kuku sabzi. (photo credit: YAKIR LEVY)

 
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When the Middle Eastern holiday of spring called Nowruz arrives, we feast on kukus, or Persian frittatas.

Nowruz (also spelled Norouz and other ways) is best known as the Persian New Year, but is also celebrated in the Caucasus, in much of Central Asia and in other countries with large Iranian communities such as the US and Canada.

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