Forget Middle Eastern Politics — It’s All About Food

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While the media is hollering madly about civil unrest and revolutions, it’s time to remind ourselves that pretty much everyone in the region (and the world) is still going to work, drinking tea, and — of course — sharing meals with close family and friends.

My parents-in-law and many of their extended family live in Tehran, and I’ve shared countless delicious Persian meals in their company. Iranian is possibly my favourite cuisine of all.

Two bicycle adventurers in the UK are touring the world’s cuisines without ever leaving London. Here’s their short video from Iran. I’m salivating already…


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