Iranian culinary culture boasts of the Persian heritage and hospitality, which revolves around cooking the most exquisite meals with some simple ingredients. Iranian cuisine, also known as the Persian cuisine, hails from the Middle East but the cuisine of this region has been widely influenced by cultures such as European, African,Soviet Union countries, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Arab states and Turkey. This is due to the trade routes and invasions. Apart from that, the cuisine has some of the versatile ingredients that leave a subtle taste and strong flavour like pistachios, almonds, walnuts, saffron, mint, oranges, pomegranates, herbs and grapes. These were traditionally used to make the Iranian food sumptuous and healthy. So, if you too want a glimpse of some of the popular Iranian recipes then read on as it’s time for Nooshe jân!