This version of the Fresh Herb Kuku by Najmieh Batmanglij was served at the White House at Michelle Obama’s Nowruz celebration on April 6.
Najmieh is interviewed in the National Public Radio (NPR) Foodways blog article “From Candy To Juleps, Persians Left Imprint on Many Edible Delights”
A video clip from AJ+, the Al Jazeera Media Network of Najmieh making Jeweled Rice can be seen here
Listen to the intv. with Najmieh on the Kojo Nnamdi show here. From the Wamu website: “At a time of heated relations between Iran and the West, Persian food is bridging cultural divides. And no season is more mouthwatering for this colorful, rich cuisine than spring when Iran’s million-strong U.S. diaspora celebrates Nowruz, or Persian […]
A video clip of Najmieh sharing a recipe for Rice with Fava Beans and Lamb Shanks (baqala polow) with Martha Stewart can be seen here.