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Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year


Mage Publishers
April 13, 2021

Book Details

Nowruz – the Persian New Year – is one of the world's great festivals, a full month of activities celebrating the earth, the arrival of spring, and the rebirth of nature. Most of all, it is a festival for families. Children and adults alike can share in preparing special meals, decorating the house, and performing the many ceremonies that welcome the New Year. This book is a guide to customs thousands of years old yet as vital as ever – enjoyable by families no matter where they live or what their beliefs.

Author Description

Najmieh Batmanglij, the best-selling author of many Persian cookbooks, shares her childhood memories of Nowruz in Iran and the many inventive ways she has celebrated it with her own children as they grew up in America. She offers twenty-five fun, easy, and innovative Nowruz recipes, with lots of photos to show you what to do. This is an ideal guide for parents, teachers, and kids – age six and older – to know more about the origins of Nowruz and to get everyone involved in preparing for the arrival of spring by: baking Haji Firuz cookies germinating seeds in eggshells coloring eggs making a Nowruz garland jumping over fi res setting the Haft-sinn (seven-s) holiday table planting narcissus and hyacinth bulbs selecting and buying goldfi sh banging spoons for trick-or-treating cooking the Nowruz dinner enjoying the Outdoor Thirteen picnic

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