Vegan Persian Cinnamon Roll

Persian Cinnamon Roll

This recipe is a twist both on the traditional western cinnamon roll and a traditional Persian Qottab. With flavors of cardamom, rosewater, and walnuts, this Persian cinnamon roll is like a deconstructed Qottab. This recipe is incredibly easy, light, flaky, and perfect with a cup of tea.

Vegan Qottab (Walnut-filled Persian Pastry)

Vegan, plant-based Persian Iranian Qotab

Qottab is one of Iran's most popular desserts. Outwardly, they resemble powdered donut holes, but they are traditional Persian pastries filled with walnuts and infused with cardamom and rosewater. This dessert originates from the Yazd region in central Iran. Recreating Persian recipes without meat, dairy, and eggs and sharing the recipes on the blog has … Continue reading Vegan Qottab (Walnut-filled Persian Pastry)

Vegan Abgoosht (Persian Meat Stew without the Meat)

vegan, plant-based, Iranian, Persian soup, abgoosht

Abgoosht translates into "meat water" in English. It is an easy one-pot Persian dish traditionally made with tender meat, potatoes, legumes, and spices. This dish, however, is wonderful without the meat, and I have had people tell me they prefer this vegan version. This past weekend, I enjoyed a four-day family reunion on a ranch … Continue reading Vegan Abgoosht (Persian Meat Stew without the Meat)