Iranian Foods: Travel Guide To Iran

From the earliest times Persians have been known for their hospitality, whether that of the tribesman offering rest and refreshment to a weary traveler, or that of the urbane city dweller offering a sumptuous repast to his guests.

Tradition requires that guests or visitors be served only the finest food available, and always in the most bountiful manner possible. Accounts of early travelers to Iran indicate that the dishes served have not changed appreciably over the centuries.

An overview of Iranian food, from main dishes like kebabs and khoresht to desserts and street food. Here are posts related to the Iranian foods you must try when you’re visiting Iran.

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5 Persian Dishes You Can Make at Home

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Whether you have traveled to Iran or tried Persian food at your city's restaurant, you may want to make these 5 Iranian dishes at home.
KLM resumes flying over Iran

KLM resumes flying over Iran

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Dutch flag carrier KLM said on Thursday it had resumed flying over Iran and Iraq following an analysis of advice from both government ministries and the security services.
Christmas in Iran How Iran Celebrate Christmas Eve

Christmas in Iran – How Iranian Celebrate Christmas Eve

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Christmas in Iran is celebrated by the Christian community of Iran. Most of Christians are Iranian Armenians who celebrate Christmas in Iran.
Iran Gets Ready To Celebrate Yalda Night

Iran Gets Ready To Celebrate Yalda Night

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Yalda night or Shab-e Cheleh is one of the most celebrated traditional events in Iran which marks the longest night of the year.

Turkman Horses

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For Turkmens of Iran, a horse is everything. Their cultural traditions and inherited identity are tied to these beautiful animals.

Tulip Festival Gachsar

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The Tulip festival is a ten days event in early May each year, in tulip gardens of Garmab, a village 108 Km away from Tehran.
Arabic coffee in Khuzestan

Arabic coffee in Khuzestan

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Coffee has a central role in the southern region of Iran. For centuries, coffee has been imported by cargo ships through Persian Gulf and Oman Sea, and as northern regions were adapting the habit of tea drinking, coffee stayed the most popular beverage in the south.
Tir Maah Sizdah Sho Festival

Tir Maah Sizdah Sho Festival

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A few days to the celebration, families start preparation. They clean up the house and grind wheat and rice for baking cookies.
Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin - Taste the History in a Nutshell

Hazelnut Festival in Qazvin – Taste the History in a Nutshell

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Hazelnut is an important crop in Alamut region. About 70 villages in this area grow hazelnut, most of it being exported to Europe.
The Honey Festival In Khansar - The True Taste Of Honey

The Honey Festival In Khansar – The True Taste Of Honey

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The honey festival in Khansar happens in mid-May, and lasts for a week. There are convivial events along with merchandising booths to sell honey, orchard products and handicrafts.
Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran

Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran

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Rose water extract is present in many aspects of Iranian life. It is commonly used in different kinds of food.
Aromatic Festival of Damask Roses in Iran

Date Harvest Festival in Iran–When The Heat Brings us Heavenly Gift

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Every year around the month of September, when dates are ripe and ready, a week long harvest festival takes place at Arg-e Jadid in Bam.
Food Festival In Ardabil – A Tasty Event

Food Festival In Ardabil – A Tasty Event

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The Aash Festival is accompanied by other cultural representations, such as handicrafts, folklore plays, comedy shows, and music.

Welcome to Chabahar port

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Chabahar is a region located in south-east of Sistan-Baluchestan province, in the boundary of Makran Sea and Indian Ocean.
The Grapes Festival in Iran

Taste Of Grapes In Urmia

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The Grapes Festival is an event of celebration. It is in fact a full program of artistic and cultural events and lasts for a whole week.