Treasures of the Silk Road
Discover Persia, and learn how to prepare authentic dishes
- Starts 9 Mar 2024Starts 9 Mar 2024
- 175 Schweizer FrankenCHF 175
Iran and Tajikistan: Heirs of the ancient Persian culture, both countries offer unique culinary experiences yet their cultural treasures often go unnoticed. Besides great mountains, vast deserts and breathtaking architecture, Iran offers one of the oldest and most distinct cuisines in the world. Using ingredients like dates, figs, pomegranate paste, dried lime and a great variety of herbs as well as spices, this cuisine manages to serve savory-sweet dishes that combine heartwarming comfort food with oriental haute-cuisine. According to a Tajik saying, if you eat next to someone who doesn’t eat, you will get a stomach ache. This small country between China, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan has remained one of the most authentic artefacts of the Silk Road. As the product of a colorful history on the foot of the Pamir mountains, Tajikistan has developped a great sense of community, hospitality and a unique, but somewhat familiar cuisine. Under the guidance of Chef Aruna, fill the table with a myriad of flavorful dishes and an abundance of color! snacks & welcome tea * spinach and yoghurt dip "bejewelled" rice chicken, walnut and pomegranate stew aubergine with roasted garlic shirazi salad * Persian ice cream with pistachios, rose water and saffron * selection of beverages and wine.
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