I really love cooking Persian food. Darius’ father is from Iran, so I was introduced to lots of different kinds of foods I had never heard of when we met.
There is one dish I haven’t tried, because it seemed way too difficult. Here’s what Tah Dig is supposed to look like:
Here’s what my first attempt looked like.
I used all my saffron on the first attempt, but I thought…what the heck. It won’t taste like the Tahdig D grew up with, but it’s rice. How can you screw up rice?
The verdict? Go to Google. Search “Persian restaurant” in your city.
If you want to try it, don’t do what I did. Check out Turmeric and Saffron‘s step by step tutorial. I’ll be doing this once a week until I get it right. Oh yes. It will happen.