Food is a significant part of the Persian culture. It represents the rich customs and culture of Iran as well as the binding force between families and friends. The Persian cuisine is rich in aromas and flavors. This is thanks to the influences of the Silk Road, and other neighboring countries such as Turkey and […]
Nowruz, Persian New Year: History, Traditions, and Gifts
See how people celebrate Nowruz across the world. Learn about common traditions, foods, and Nowruz gifts that people use to celebrate.
Farsi Phrases to Help You Survive a Persian Party (Mehmooni)
Prepare for a Persian gathering with these must-know Farsi phrases. You will want to make a good impression to find new friends to practice your Farsi!
Yalda Night – Why Iranians Celebrate on Shab-e Chelleh
Learn about Shab-e Yalda and how Persians celebrate the winter solstice. See the different tradtions and foods that mark this occasion.