As the HGTV Property Brothers travel and dine they are both celebrating Persian New Year with delicious cuisine.
Jonathan Silver Scott and Drew Scott, better known as the HGTV Property Brothers, are also renowned for being adventurous. These handsome twins enjoy international travel and dining on fine cuisine. Now they are celebrating Persian New Year with some tasty foods.
HGTV Property Brothers and Persian New Year
Everyone is eager to see spring arrive and the HGTV Property Brothers are no exception. Persian New Year, also referred to as Nowruz, is typically celebrated on March 21. Nowruz means “New Day” and marks the first day of spring as well as the beginning of the year in the Iranian calendar. Depending on where it is observed, the day may fall on March 21 or the day before or after. It is celebrated on the day of the astronomical Northward equinox. This year the Persian New Year occurs on March 20, 2013.
Recently Jonathan Silver Scott posted on Facebook about his passion for Persian food. Today he is back with a buffet of mouthwatering selections and proclaims their goodness with the statement, “Yum! Khoshmazeh bood!” One of his Facebook fans commented, “They're celebrating the Persian New Year... have fun! Those wonderful friends have been feeding you a lot lately!” Drew Scott also stated he was celebrating the Persian New Year on his Facebook page. Clearly both of these brothers appreciate Persian cuisine and culture.
More About Persian Food
The Persian New Year is a great time to consider the traditional foods they serve. The HGTV Property Brothers have raised some awareness about this tantalizing cuisine related to Iran. Certain popular foods are associated with Middle Eastern cuisine. Both ice cream and kebab have origins in Iran. These are often favorites served at barbecues in America. Many people might not have known these traditional delights origined in the Middle East.
Persian foods include a variety of pastries, drinks and salads as well as soups, kabobs and souffles. Many dishes are prepared with fresh green herbs and fruits. Some of the frequently used fruits in Persian cuisine are apricots, plums, raisins, prunes and pomegranates. Many recipes are made with lamb, chicken and fish as well as nuts, vegetables and onion. Flavorings include parsley, saffron, cinnamon and dried limes. Many of the food choices are both flavorful and healthy. The Persian New Year is an ideal time to take a journey into your kitchen to sample some international cuisine.
Where to Find Persian Recipes
Now that the HGTV Property Brothers have been seen dining on Persian cuisine, fans might want to try it themselves. The Persian New Year is a perfect time to feast on something exciting and new to you. One of the best places to find recipes is the My Persian Kitchen blog. The website offers a wide variety of Persian dishes including soups, salads and even mulled wine Persian style. With the Persian New Year a couple of days away, you have plenty of time to check out a few recipes and go shopping to prepare a meal for March 20. You can also check out Jonathan Silver Scott and Drew Scott on HGTV "Property Brothers" and "Buying and Selling." Below is a video showing you the basics of how to make Persian rice.
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