A pilaf with green beans & tomato

Lubia polow

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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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When it comes to comfort food, the universal experience tends to favour carbs. Bready, noodley, potatoey dishes often top the charts, easily ticking the boxes for hearty, warming and, of course, comforting. But I’d like to make a case for tomatoey rice as the ultimate comfort food. Perhaps a little spicy, but not too much — just a dash of turmeric, cinnamon and black pepper. Maybe a bit on the salty side, too, with little fatty bites of meat, and sweet and ever-so-soft chunks of green beans