Drink and Beverage recipes from Persia

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Persian have a wonderful habit of creating drinks from natural sources like fruits and vegetables and even dairy products.

Learn about Saffron spice

Spice made from the stigmas of saffron flower may well be the most amazing seasoning on the market.

Saffron adds rich flavour and exotic colour to your foods. High grade saffron stigmas contain potent amounts of nutrients necessary for good vision, healthy skin and a robust sexual appetite.

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Chai

Hot Tea

National drink of Iran - tea leaves steeped in hot water and spiced with cardomon. Enjoed before meals, while shopping, when visiting friends, after dinner, etc,. Tea leaves steeped in hot water in a teapot kept warm on samovar.

Served piping hot in small, transparent glasses and sipped along with homemade suger cubes held in the mouth.

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Doogh

Yoguart Shake

Doogh is a tangy yogurt based beverage popular in the Middle East and central Asia. A refreshing beverage made with yogurt, soda water and chopped spearment or peppermint.

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