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
This is the first cook book I have actually used. Every dish looks appealing, tastes amazing, and is an absolute experience in itself. Read morePublished 2 days ago by andreah
Great guide to cooking like a peasant.
Let me be the first person who overthrows this shah of Persian cookbooks from its 5 star throne. Read more
This book is great! All regions/ethnicities/faiths represented. Truly an encyclopedia, "the Joy of Cooking" of Persian and Iranian cooking.Published 19 days ago by JUDI AU
I just started to skin through the book and can't believe how thick it is and the recipes sound delicious, can't wait to make something, after the renovation in my bathroom, house... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Elaine
A beautiful book both aesthetically and recipe-wise. I've cooked many recipes from it and they were all so very delicious!!!Published 28 days ago by Sabrina Ahmed
I doubt there is a more beautiful or useful cookbook than this book...Stunning pictures and fabulous recipes...REally awesome.Published 28 days ago by Sally A. Larhette
I'm originally from Iran and my mother and grandparents on both sides were and are all excellent cooks. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ana
I love this book! The recipes are spot on and I always receive so many compliments on the dishes that I make. You can not go wrong with this book. I highly recommend!Published 1 month ago by Lana