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I bought this book excitedly. I found it is more of a reading book than a cookbook. It has recipes thrown in here and there but NOT a cookbook.Published 2 months ago by Leala
I enjoyed reading the stories that the author wrote about her family and how the recipes in the book related to the events of her life.Published 4 months ago by N. Azartash-Namin
For myself, I cannot begin to fathom leaving the US to go to another country to live where I could not speak English. Ms. Bijan and her family acclimated to the US very well. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Catherine Tehranchi
Beautiful portrayal of life in Iran before the clerics took over, and Miz Bijan's experiences as an new American citizen finding her way in the culinary world was highly enjoyable. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lani Ball
This was an interesting, simple memoir filled with some good-looking recipes along the way. Bijan recounts the upheavals in her family's cultural adjustment to American life after... Read morePublished 9 months ago by birdy73
I could not put this book down! I love reading about people and their country of origin who must leave everyone and everything they know and love and come to this country for a new... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Edward Sullivan
The author obviously loves Persian food, and her heart is in Maman's kitchen. Sweet reading for anyone adventurous
enough to try a different, delicious cuisine.
This was a nice story to read. I believe it has a lot of truth to it. I would recommend it.Published 12 months ago by Melissa J. Konopka
I ordered this book because of the cardamon tea recipe (which I love) and I was expecting a cookbook...it isn't. I was hooked by the charm of the story in the first few pages. Read morePublished 13 months ago by L. Ward