Najmieh was the guest chef at First Lady Michelle Obama’s White House
Nowruz Celebration and Lunch on 6 April 2016

“I want us to take a moment to thank our fabulous guest chef Najmieh Batmanglij” – Michele Obama (see the full video of the First Lady’s remarks)



martha_najmieh_tA video clip of Najmieh sharing a recipe for Rice with Fava Beans and Lamb Shanks (baqala polow) with Martha Stewart can be seen here.


• A video clip from AJ+, the Al Jazeera Media Network of Najmieh making Jeweled Rice can be seen here

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