The typical Iranian breakfast platter


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Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

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It all starts with bread.

Bread is such an important part of an Iranian breakfast that the utmost effort and love you can put into the meal is to visit a bakery early in the morning to get some fresh bread, still hot from the oven. In my early university years when my brother was still in high school, my father would ‘torment’ us by coming back home with fresh bread at 8 a.m. on Fridays* and forcing us to get up for a lavish breakfast spread —