Vegan Shirini-e-Papioni

Why You'll Love Vegan Shirini-e-Papioni: Papion is bow tie in Persian, and Shirini-e-Papioni is a Persian bow tie-shaped puff pastry, dusted with powdered sugar. Papioni is a light, flaky, and only slightly sweet dessert. This vegan Shirini-e-Papioni recipe is incredibly easy, using a store-bought plant-based puff pastry. Ingredient/Equipment Notes: To make this delicious vegan Shirini-e-Papioni … Continue reading Vegan Shirini-e-Papioni

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)

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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)