Cliff Notes for Pomegrantes – Plus a Preamble to a Prelude

For your viewing pleasure: Cliff Notes for “anâr doon kardan” — as promised.

So you probably think that after a week-long pomegranate-palooza here at Fig & Quince that we’d finally be done with it. But I have to gently break it to you … no! We’re not. (Didn’t you know, Persians are crazy about pomegranates! This fruit has left an indelible imprint on not just the cuisine but also the art and poetry of Iran. It is a love affair.)

On that note, expect a post on khoresh ‘eh fesenjoon ( a ridiculously delicious walnut & pomegranate-syrup concoction) coming your way in a week or so; and just prior to that, we’ll have a special post for making your very own homemade pomegranate syrup! (Recipe courtesy of the talented and imaginative cook, Suzanne of apuginkitchen. Isn’t that wonderful?)

Until then, go and doon or āblamboo a pomegranate and let it race through your bloodstream with its delicious anti-oxidants.

And oh yes, Dowager Countess Violet Crawley commands me to tell you to have a great week end, whatever that is.

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Comments (27)

  • mycookinglifebypatty 11 years ago Reply

    I’ll be looking for that pomegranate syrup recipe!

    azita 11 years ago Reply

    It’s coming up. Next!

  • leduesorelle 11 years ago Reply

    You constantly make me smile with your enthusiasm, especially for pomegranates!

    azita 11 years ago Reply

    I’ll happily take that. As long as I won’t try your patience with ranting about pomegranates. One more left!!! 😉

  • Good Things (Lizzy) 11 years ago Reply

    Great tutorial! I usually have a bowl of water handy. The first time I opened a pomegranate, it looked like a scene from Dexter! ; )

    azita 11 years ago Reply

    😀 Ha ha. You’ve hit the imagery on the nail. If done carelessly, that would be the scene, precisely!

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    This is perfect! I love the illustrations.., amazing 🙂
    You could publish a book only on pictorial guides of everything!! You should do it my friend.., seriously!

    azita 11 years ago Reply

    Thank you Petit. It’s interesting you say that because my gut instinct was that this was a direction of interest and fun for me and kind of my cup of tea. So, I’m very much taking your feedback to heart. Thank you! Very good idea. Really appreciate it.

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  • tableofcolors 11 years ago Reply

    Loved your post! 🙂 I’ve also seen instructions (and have tried it) by submerging the pomegranate in a bowl of water. I’ll have to try your technique next time!

    azita 11 years ago Reply

    Thank you! You know, I’ve seen that method promoted recently. I’m all for modern innovations but I’m not sure if it’s an improvement on the tried and true way of doing it the way I grew up with. Then again, haven’t given it a try so I know not wherefore I speak off. It does seem a bit de-trop. Longwinded way of saying: thank you for visiting!!

  • Natalie 11 years ago Reply

    Awesome! Love pom, so healthy.

    azita 11 years ago Reply

    Thank you! Yes it’s not fair that they are so pretty and so good as well! Some fruit have all the luck! Thanks for visiting Natalie.

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    Fig & Quince 11 years ago Reply

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    Fig & Quince 11 years ago Reply

    What a lovely thing to say! Thank you for this comment and I’m very happy this post was useful to you. I have to say that these pomegrante posts are among my favorite posts to date! 🙂

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