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:
Polo ba Tahdig – Steamed Basmati Saffron Rice With Tahdig (Crispy Rice)
Khoresht Albaloo (خورشت آلبالو) – Sour Cherry and Lamb Meatballs in Saffron Broth
Kayk Yazdi (کیک یزدی) – Cardamom and Rosewater Cupcakes

Shopping List: 

Produce: 
onions
garlic
cherries (fresh or frozen)
fresh lime juice (optional)
egg

Dairy: 
butter
plain yogurt, whole fat

Dry Goods / Pantry: 
white basmati rice
fine sea salt
rice flour
olive oil (or ghee)
sugar
pistachios
almonds
all-purpose flour
baking powder
baking soda
rose water

Proteins: 
ground lamb

Spices: 
ground cinnamon
ground cardamom
ground cumin
ground coriander
rose petals
turmeric
saffron
freshly ground ground black pepper

Equipment List: 
Cutting board
Knife
1 small non-stick pot (for rice)
Medium frying pan (for meatballs)
Metal sieve or colander (for rice)
1 small bowl (for crispy rice)
1 large mixing bowl (for meatballs)
1 dutch oven (for stew)
1 small saucepan for garnish
1 large serving bowl
Standard cupcake pan
Cooking spray or cupcake liners
2 medium mixing bowls for cupcakes
1 whisk

 

Grocery Shopping Resources:

Oskoo Persian and Mediterranean 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

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

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