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Persian Cuisine Tour.

Your guru: Alireza
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  • Tehran
  • Available in: English, French

About the guru Alireza

I am Alireza, guru of Tehran .I am an easygoing and fun guy, that's what my friends say. A person who loves people, history, maths, cultures, languages, and in general I love life. I can speak persian, english, french, turkish and a little german. I will show you the beauty of my city, Tehran. All I want is that travelers will leave Tehran with the feeling of having been in ... More »

I am Alireza, guru of Tehran .I am an easygoing and fun guy, that's what my friends say. A person who loves people, history, maths, cultures, languages, and in general I love life. I can speak persian, english, french, turkish and a little german. I will show you the beauty of my city, Tehran. All I want is that travelers will leave Tehran with the feeling of having been in a beautiful city full of life.

About the tour

Due to Persia’s geographical location and the many invasions and conquests of the mighty empire, today’s Persian cuisine is enriched with tastes and flavours of Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Caucasian, Turkish, Indian, Greek and Arabic gastronomy.

Persian food owes its diversity to The Silk Road, which ran through what is now Iran. Pomegranates, saffron and pistachios were indigenous to the region and exported. In return, traders brought in, rice from India and China, tomatoes from the Ottoman Empire, turmeric from India, yogurt and feta from Greece, and lamb from the Arabs.

Persian cuisine is extremely rich in ingredients, and the common use of fresh herbs and spices has made it perfectly balanced and pleasant for every taste.

Iranians pride themselves on their skill in preparation of rice, slow cooked lamb stews, saffron chicken, fresh herbs, eggplants and a generous amount of barberries, cardamom and rose water enhanced desserts.

Dried fruits and walnuts are used in many dishes. The traditional condiments are salt, black pepper, sumac, and especially saffron.

Black tea is the national beverage, and is drunk after food is eaten. It is also offered to guests as a gesture of welcome, often accompanied by fruit preserves.

In this gastronomic tour you will taste 10 different meals such as soup, kebabs, chicken, rice, stews.There would be salad, fruits, tea and dessert as well.

The tour will be held at one of the restaurants near the bazaar.

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Included:

Local tour guide who speaks english, french, turkish, persian and a little German.

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Not Included:

Car, taxi, lunch, dinner, entrance and admission tickets.

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Meeting point: Outside Hassan Abad subway station.

Duration:2 hours

Take line 2(blue line), get off at Hassan Abad station.

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Note: If you would like to eat the meals, you should pay the restaurant bill, which is not included.

(just 10€ for tasting 10 meals)

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Meeting point
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How to find me: Outside Hassan Abad Metro station
Tour duration: 2 hours

Tour schedule

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