Shabnam Dastgheib

Shabnam Dastgheib was born in Iran and raised on a diet primarily made up of rice dishes. She lives and works in Auckland with her two intensely busy toddlers and her husband.

May 22, 2019

The perfect dish: Tahdig, the crispy, crunchy, life-affirming Persian soul food

Think rice is nothing special? Try tahdig, the golden, crispy rice crust that's a way of life for Iranians.

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