Month: December 2015

Yalda Night, 2015

A lot of you were interested in knowing what we are planning to do in our night of Yalda! I am more than happy to share whatever we did! Yalda to me is like thanksgiving to my fellow Canadians and Americans. This time of the year is a busy time for almost everybody. As some …

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Shole Zard

I was probably only seven or eight years old. I came to my grandma’s kitchen and saw rows of Shole Zard (Persian Saffron Rice Puddings) sitting in the kitchen. And more were coming in! They all came with different decorations and words written on them. Words were “ Ya Hossein”, “Ya Allaah”, or other religiously …

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