Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year [With Cookie Cutter]

Happy Nowruz Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year With Cookie Cutter Nowruz the Persian New Year is one of the world s great festivals a full month of activities celebrating the earth the arrival of spring and the rebirth of nature Most of all it is a festival for

  • Title: Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year [With Cookie Cutter]
  • Author: Najmieh Batmanglij
  • ISBN: 9781933823164
  • Page: 178
  • Format: Spiral
  • Nowruz the Persian New Year is one of the world s great festivals, a full month of activities celebrating the earth, the arrival of spring, and the rebirth of nature Most of all, it is a festival for families Children and adults alike can share in preparing special meals, decorating the house, and performing the many ceremonies that welcome the New Year This book is aNowruz the Persian New Year is one of the world s great festivals, a full month of activities celebrating the earth, the arrival of spring, and the rebirth of nature Most of all, it is a festival for families Children and adults alike can share in preparing special meals, decorating the house, and performing the many ceremonies that welcome the New Year This book is a guide to customs thousands of years old yet as vital as ever enjoyable for families no matter where they live or what their beliefs Happy Nowruz offers twenty five fun, easy, and innovative Nowruz recipes, with lots of photos to show you what to do This is an ideal guide for parents, teachers, and kids age six and older to know about the origins of Nowruz and to get everyone involved in preparing for the arrival of spring by baking Haji Firuz cookies germinating seeds in eggshells coloring eggs making a Nowruz garland jumping over fires setting the Haft sinn seven s holiday table planting narcissus and hyacinth bulbs selecting and buying goldfish banging spoons for trick or treating cooking the Nowruz dinner enjoying the Outdoor Thirteen picnic Each book is shrinkwrapped with a stainless steel cookie cutter in the shape of the herald of the New Year Haji Firuz for making and decorating Haji Firuz Gingerbread Cookies THE NOWRUZ TRADITION Preface 9 An Ancient Tradition 11 Celebrate Spring 13 The Arrival of Haji Firuz 14 Preparing for Nowruz 17 Activities to Welcome Nowruz 19 Preparing Sprouts 21 Eggshell Sprouts 23 Egg Decorating 25 Coloring Eggs 27 A Nowruz Garland 28 Wild Fire Eve 31 The Banging of Spoons 33 Feasting and Fun 35 Nowruz Holiday Table 36 Seven Items 39 Other Elements of the Nowruz Table 41 Gathering to Welcome Nowruz 43 Old Signs of Spring 45 The Transit of Years 47 My Nowruz Menu 48 Nowruz Sweets 49 A Round of New Year s Visits 51 The Outdoor Thirteen Picnic 53 NOWRUZ RECIPES When Children Cook 55 Flabread 57 Flatbread Pizza 59 Cheese, Fresh Herb, Fruit, and Nut Sandwich 61 Fresh Herb Kuku with Barberries 63 Noodle Soup 65 Yogurt and Cucumber Dip 67 Red Rice with Green Beans 69 Green Rice 71 Fish Strips 73 Haji Firuz Gingerbread Cookies 75 Nowruz Cupcakes 77 Cream Puff 79 Cinnamon Date Bun 81 Chewy Raisin Cookies 83 Walnut Kiss Cookies 85 Almond Candy Cookies 87 Rice Cookies 89 Sweet Almond Berries 91 Four Leaf Clover Cookies 93 Honey Almond Candy Crunch 95 Baklava 97 Puff Pastry Tongues 99 Pomegranate Popsicles 101 Crunch Cream Ice Cream Sandwich 103 Sour Cherry Cooler 105 THE CALENDAR APPENDIX A New Year Is Born 108 The Iranian Year Counting the Days 109 Naming the Months 111 A Legacy of the Chinese Zodiac 113 The Animal Cycle of Years 114 Useful Kitchen Tools 116 Haji Firuz Cookie Cutter Template 117 Credits Acknowledgments 119

    One thought on “Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year [With Cookie Cutter]”

    1. Great to learn of the Persian New Years traditions and celebrations in this book. I also long to try the recipes in the back. yummmm

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