Trout stuffed with herbs, barberries & walnuts

Mahi-e shekam por

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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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Among the more than 80 recipes in this cookbook, those containing seafood can be counted on the fingers of one hand. I believe geography is the reason for this. Growing up in Iran, a vast country of mostly desert, and with the sea only in the north — the Caspian, behind the high Alborz Mountains — and in the far south, I was little exposed to fish. I am willing to argue that those of us living in any part of Iran except the sea regions can’t really cook fish well. I grew up absolutely hatin