Pasta & chickpea soup

Pasta e ceci

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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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In my small living room in Rome, there’s a wall covered with many frames of different things I like.

The two largest frames are black and white. One is a map of Tehran; the other displays just one sentence: ‘Make it simple, but significant’, a motto borrowed from Mad Men. There are two of my own photos, one of a wall in Negarestan Palace in Tehran, another of a wall in Puglia iconically covered in prickly pears. And then there’s a large frame holding the most gorgeous illustr