Family legend has it that this originated with the Danish royal family. Apparently my mother's friend knew the cook. It is by far my favorite stuffing and of course we stuff chickens etc. with it and even make it as a vegan casserole by leaving out the poultry all together. I have modified it somewhat over the years but it is still basically the same recipe.
This soup's flavor is very different from your traditional pea soup. It is not sweet but has a spicy flavor very different from the 'savory' flavor of most pea soups. I love any pea soup but this one is the one I yearn for. Sometimes I add even more carrot if I think we need more carrots in our diet.
A delicious and inexpensive side dish to go with meat or chicken and rice. Vegetable simmered in tomato-based homemade sauce. Vegetables can be anything that can be cut up and simmered, or any combination.
Suggestions: potato, caulifower, eggplant, zucchini, green beans.
We learned the basic cooking technique from Afghan friends and vary it to our mood.
A light nutritious dish that can be eaten as a dip, with pita, as a sauce on rice or kebab or as a side dish. A traditional Iranian recipe.
We eat a lot of this in the summer. It is far better with a real home country style yogurt, low fat yogurt just doesn't cut it.