The Iranian culinary style is unique to Iran, from Chello Kebab to Khoresh, Ash to Abgoosht, it portrays a rich cultural history and a lot of delicious flavours. Across many dishes, there is a balanced taste of characteristic Persian flavours especially Saffron.
The most common dish is Chello Kebab (a mountain of rice served with roasted meat: koobideh:beef/lamb or joojeh:chicken), Khoresh (meat stew that is served with plain white rice: ghormeh sabzi, gheimeh, fesenjan), Ash (a thick soup), types of rice (polo: loobia polo, zereshk polo, baghali polo) and a range of salads and drinks.
Doogh is a savoury yoghurt based drink seasoned with mint that is commonly had with food.
A famous Iranian dish with sheep brain and hooves is called Kaleh Pacheh (but we didn’t try it).