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    Posted April 23, 2011 by
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    Cultural census: Eat dinner

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    Persian Dinner !


    A typical Persian dinner with several different kinds of rice, kebab, steamed tomatoes , sauteed onions , Persian salad ( Diced tomatoes, Diced cucumber, salt , pepper , lemon juice) fresh brewed tea, bread , yogurt and more !

    Dinner time is a festive time when the family get together and enjoy the dinner which is usually made by the Woman of the house (Mother). Rice is very popular food and the main dish almost in every gathering . Persians are the world expert to prep and cook variety kinds of rice each with totally different taste and aroma. Rice is as popular as potatoes is here in America ! !  kids from young age once they taste the rice then for ever they will be hooked on it for the rest of their lives!  A few years ago the research was done to determine the reasoning for liking the rice is whether it really tastes good or Persians are so used to the taste that they just think it taste good !  Needles to say that it was determined that Rice really really taste Great !

    :Persian foods are really the best and the healthiest food in the World because they use a lot of close to the nature and raw materials with emphases on natural flavor of the food and less reliance on heavy salt and other seasoning that might contribute to your over all health and specially the blood pressure and cholesterol.

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