Guest Post: Black-eyed peas

I am so excited to present the second Sabzi guest post. I first became aware of Tannaz’ blog, all kinds of yum, through Amelia. As usual, I wanted to read more and more. I instantly became hooked on Tannaz’ charming and honest posts, and her focus on Jewish Iranian culinary traditions. I became a regular… 

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GUEST POST: Pan-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Apple Cider Syrup

Pork tenderloin

This is the first ever guest post on Sabzi and I’m so excited that it is written by my dear friend, Annie Chabel. We met back in 2005, through our friend Emily O’Sullivan (another fabulous lady) when we were living in Montreal. We didn’t really know each other too well but then reconnected a few… 

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2015 Cooking Plans

Sushi at Toshi Vancouver

I recently looked at a bunch of photos that I took throughout 2014 and I realized that I really did a lot of cooking this past year, and experimented with things I hadn’t tried before. I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to do in the kitchen, and here, in 2015. Here is a list… 

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Chicken Noodle Soup, Persian style

Chicken Noodle Soup Persian Style

Well it has been a little while, hasn’t it? I hope you have all been enjoying a restful and relaxed holiday season. A week or so ago, I posted the above photo to Sabzi’s Facebook page, and I received a couple of requests for the recipe. I’m not super pleased with the photo (it was… 

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Sabzi Gift Guide, Day 4: Braiser


This 3 1/2 quart round braiser from Le Creuset is definitely in the category of splurge. But I really have to say that this is my favorite thing in my kitchen. I bought mine secondhand (but brand new) for less than half the price, so it is worth looking around on eBay and local listings…. 

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Sabzi Gift Guide, Day 3: Pizza Tools


  Remember when I mentioned pizza dough and not having a pizza stone? Well, Matt’s mom, Susan, gave me a gift of a Baking Steel and let me tell you, this is now an essential part of our kitchen. It has seriously taken our homemade pizza to the next level. I mean just look at… 

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