We are so excited to host you in our upcoming class! One week before class we will email everyone the complete shopping list and then a few days before class we will email the detailed recipe packet and a Zoom link. Until then, below is a list of ingredients and equipment that you’ll need.

On the menu:
Shiveed Polo (Dill rice pilaf with saffron tahdig)
Mahi Shekam Por (Saffron-glazed stuffed fish with barberries, fresh herbs, walnuts, and fish roe)

Shopping List:

Produce:
parsley
cilantro
mint
basil
onion
garlic
limes
orange

Dairy:
butter

Dry Goods / Pantry:
fine sea salt
white basmati rice
walnuts
dried apricots
dried barberries
olive oil

Proteins:
whole white fish (such as branzino, rockfish, tilapia, trout), scaled, butterflied and deboned
fish roe, such as tobiko

Spices:
saffron
dry dill weed (or 1 cup fresh dill)
freshly ground black pepper

Equipment list:
Large pot with a lid for the rice
Fine mesh strainer for the rice
Medium sized non-stick (preferred) pot with lid for cooking the rice
Colander
Mortar and pestle
Clean dish towel
Baking sheet
Brush
Food processor
Large mixing bowl
Small mixing bowl
Kitchen twine
Meat thermometer

Grocery Shopping Resources:

Local Persian Grocery Stores:
Oskoo Market: 14100 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA 98007
Sahand Market: 12047 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
Aria Bakery: 12033 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034

Local Mediterranean market with a fair selection of Persian ingredients:
Goodies Mediterranean Market: 13721 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125

Online Persian retailers:
https://persianbasket.com/
https://www.sadaf.com/
https://kalamala.com/