About this episode:
We’re joined by Abi’s long-time friend today who happens to be British but of Iranian descent. If you’re curious about Iranian culture then you’ll love this episode.
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Iranian New Year - Eid Nowruz (nowruz means new day) 20th March this year
Sabzi polo ba mahi - Herb rice and fried fish
Khoresh Karafs - Persian celery stew with lamb
Kabob koobideh - Persian grilled minced meat kebab
Nowruz haft seen - Persian New Year table with symbolic with 7 symbolic items (haft means 7 and seen is the 15th letter in the Persian alphabet)
Sabzeh - A kind of grass that will continue to grow in the weeks leading up to Eid Nowruz
Taarof - The Iranian art of etiquette!
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Theme music: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys by Kevin MacLeod