The Pittsburgh Gazette, 05/27/11 – “Grill Your Way Around the World”

WeirdCombinations, 05/27/11 – “Basmati rice with dried yellow fava beans”

An article on Najmieh in The Washington Post: “Persian food guru updates master cookbook” Washington Post – ‎Dec 13, 2011‎ –

“Washington Post favorite hometown cookbooks of 2011”
Authors with Washington area roots put out some of the most accessible, appealing cookbooks of the year. The standouts are listed in alphabetical order; dishes mentioned can be found online at washingtonpost.{more>>}

Washington Post – ‎Dec 9, 2011‎ – “Cookie Guide: 25 recipes for the best holiday treats”
From thumbprints to exotic shortbread, our collection of holiday cookie recipes has something for everyone. This year, we’ve highlighted the handiwork of bakers with local connections. {more>>}

Wisconsin Public Radio’s Here on Earth interview with Najmieh about Nowruz can be heard here

ianyan magazine – Mar 15, 2012‎ – “The Khohanotz: Mijink, or Armenian Sweet Bread”
The recipe, adapted from the staple Persian cookbook, “New Food of Life” by Najmieh Batmanglij, is mostly the same for other Armenian treats known as “Gata,” as well as the Azerbaijani pastry known as “Kete” or “Ketah.

Washington Post (blog) – Mar 15, 2012‎ – “Favorite ways to eat green for St. Patrick’s Day”
I love an herby egg (not green eggs!, so my pal Najmieh Batmanglij’s fresh herb kuku is the way to go. It’s a Persian new year’s dish (a holiday coming up in a few weeks), but I’m thinking that with a slight variation it could end up on my Passover table in April.

Christian Science Monitor – Mar 14, 2012 – “Ancient and modern: Iran’s lush cuisine”
Armed with Najmieh Batmanglij’s newly updated cookbook, “Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies,” I marched into the supermarket to find pomegranate molasses, saffron, and barberries.