Happy Nowruz
Cooking With Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year
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"Much more than just a recipe collection, this compendium of customs and cookery about a holiday rarely covered in books for youth will be of great value."
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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. {more>>}

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Author:
Najmieh Batmanglij
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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 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 more 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

Haji Firuz Cookie Cutter


Najmieh Batmanglij is the leading authority on Persian cooking and the bestselling author of the award-winning New Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies, which the Los Angles Times called “The definitive book on Iranian cooking.” In Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year, Najmieh Batmanglij shares her childhood memories of Nowruz in Iran as well as the many inventive ways she has celebrated Nowruz with her own children as they grew up in America. This book also includes detailed descriptions of the Nowruz ceremonies as well as 25 recipes for cooking Nowruz dishes and pastries with children. Her web site is www.najmiehskitchen.com.



2008
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Format:
Hardcover
120 pages
8.5x11
193382316X
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