After the successful conclusion of the portrait series “People of China” in the previous issues of AMUST, a second portrait series “People of Persia” is starting with the current issue exploring all the different types of people in Iran, across gender, age, socio-economic status and geographical location.
Two enthralling ways to enjoy a new culture and country is through it’s people and their food. Iranian cuisine is quite unique to Iran, with beef and chicken hidden underneath mountains of rice, to flavoursome meat stews, to saffron filled sweets. This photo series will get you hungry to try something new!
Historically, Persian culture had a dominating effect from as far as South East Asia to India, Central Asia and West Asia. Farsi language was the official court language of the two most powerful and rich empires, Mughal and Ottoman. Kashmiri and Mughal Indian cuisines are basically derived from the Persian cuisine.