One of the most exciting cookbooks I've seen in a while…I highly recommend it to anyone with an interest in Iran's glorious food culture.
--Yotam Ottolenghi, The Guardian
Praise for the 25th Anniversary Edition
"A classic cookbook made even better...Gorgeous expanded edition."
--Russ Parsons, Los Angeles Times
"This summer's most coveted tome...the saffron-scented pages of which are guaranteed to create luscious new sense memories--and inspire future dinner invitations."
"Divine cookbook...stunningly beautiful..."
"Chefs across the country are at the forefront of Najmieh's fan base. They know what's good, and they are inspired by the ingredients and techniques she brings to the table."
--Bonnie S. Benwick, The Washington Post
"I love Persian Food....Exceptional cookbook, full, heavy, and good."
Praise for past editions of this book:
The definitive book on Iranian cooking.
--Los Angeles Times
A stunning cookbook!
A jewel of a book, rich in photography as well as recipes.
--The Washington Post
A beautiful introduction to Persian cuisine & culture.
Too delightful to miss. -- --The New York Times
I grew up eating Persian food, but I was never taught to cook it. This food tastes just like that I remember. I can't believe that I can now cook these amazing dishes. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Maryam Haddad
Food of Life takes pride in my collection of cookbooks. Certainly is the best persian cookbook out there. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Amazon, Bahrain.
I am Persian and love Persian food, so you may assume my opinion is biased, but if you like to get a flavor for Persian food as well as the culture, this is a must have book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Farah Farahmand
Excellent book with fantastic explanations of ingredients and how to combine them.Published 1 month ago by ABuyer
I have tried fewer than a dozen recipes so far, but they have all been delicious. This book includes well-written recipes, beautiful photographs, cultural information and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Elizabeth in Virginia
Wonderful recipes that are not difficult to prepare. Very readible text that helps the cook know what they need to be doing.Published 2 months ago by William L. Farmer