Book Talk & Discussion: The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen by Yasmin Khan

Sun, September 25, 2016 5:00 pm at Alwan for the Arts

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Alwan for the Arts presents:

The Saffron Tales: Recipes from the Persian Kitchen

Join Yasmin Khan - British-Iranian writer and cook - as she shares the secrets of Persian cuisine and serves them up alongside a slice of contemporary Iranian life.

Yasmin Khan, armed with little more than a notebook and a bottle of pomegranate molasses, travelled throughout Iran in search of the country’s most delicious recipes. Her quest took her from the snowy mountains of Tabriz and the paddyfields of Gilan to the cosmopolitan cafés of Tehran and the pomegranate orchards of Isfahan. She was welcomed into the homes and lives of ordinary Iranians - artists, farmers, electricians and teachers. In The Saffron Tales, Khan weaves together a tapestry of stories from Iranian home kitchens with exclusive photography and fragrant, modern recipes rooted in the rich tradition of Persian cooking.

Suggested Contribution: $10 General Admission | $5 Students & Seniors

Doors open at 4:30pm

Yasmin Khan is a writer and cook from London who loves to share people's stories through food. Prior to immersing herself in the fragrances and flavors of the Persian kitchen, Yasmin runned national and international campaigns for NGOs and grassroots groups, with a special focus on the Middle East. An avid traveler whose passport is never too far from her pocket, Yasmin Khan runs cooking classes, pop-up supper clubs and writing retreats around the world.

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Last updated: 2016-09-21 13:52:39

Yasmin Khan
Yasmin Khan
Chicken with walnuts and pommegranates
Chicken with walnuts and pommegranates

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