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A culinary tradition for the Persian new year

Clip: 03/22/2019 | 6m 23s

Nowruz, the Persian holiday celebrating the new year, is observed in Iran and parts of Western and Central Asia. It marks the first day of the vernal equinox. Najmieh Batmanglij, author of eight cookbooks on Iranian cuisine that are widely celebrated among the Iranian diaspora, reminisces about her Iranian childhood while cooking Persian new year soup with Jeffrey Brown.

Aired: 03/22/19

Rating: NR

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