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The experience in a nutshell
Type of the event
Time of the event
7:30 PM (2 hours)
Drinks & Beverages
White Wine, Coffee, Tea, Water
A word about the experience
Persian cuisine is a feast of flavors and textures and a delight for the eyes. Discover how host Cristina fell in love with Persian food at her traditional dinner.
• 3-course traditional Persian dinner made using high-quality ingredients from Iran such as fine saffron, pistachios, dried mint, dill, rose water, and cardamom • White wine is included • Takes place on the patio of a beautiful house in the Chianti countryside, close to Arezzo, Florence, and Siena • Communal dining for 2 to 6 people • Cristina is a freelance translator
About your host, Cristina: "I was born in Siena and I currently live near the Chianti area. Since 2001 I have been cooking during events and parties, offering people a journey into the flavors and aromas of Persia. Don't expect spicy dishes, but a combination of simple and unusual ingredients, which makes this cuisine really unique!"
See the menu
Mirza Ghasemi Grilled eggplant dip with garlic, turmeric, tomatoes and eggsand
Kuku Sibzamini Potato patties with onion, turmeric and dill served with Mast o Khiar, Yogurt &Cucumber dip
Khoresht-e Fesenjun Chicken stew with walnut and pomegranate sauce served with steamed saffron rice
Khoresht-e Karafs Veal stew with celery, parsley and dried mint (accompanied by saffron steamed rice in the Persian way)
Baghali Polow Rice with veal, broad beans, dill and cinnamon
Baghali Polow Saffron Rice pudding with rose water and cardamom served with Persian tea