Monthly Archives: March 2015

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Barley Soup

Country we are exploring:  Iran Continent:  Asia Capital:  Tehran Population:  77.5 million Official language(s):  Farsi Suggestion for fun image:  Chef Koochooloo riding on a magic carpet on top of Isfahan Mosques Fun fact:  On the last Tuesday of each year, children in Iran celebrate the New Year by participating in the Festival of Fire (Chahar-Shanbeh [...]

By |March 17th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Barley Soup

It’s so Nice, I get to do it Twice!

On my second day volunteering, the recipe that the kids made was called Black-eyed Bean Salad. It’s a dish that originated from a country in the African continent, Senegal. Its capital is the city of Dakar has a population of 13 million. Senegal’s official language is French.  The type of instruction is interactive where kids [...]

By |March 13th, 2015|Company Blog|1 Comment

Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Country we are exploring:  Iran Continent:  Asia Capital:  Tehran Population:  77.5 million Official language(s):  Farsi Suggestion for fun image:  Chef Koochooloo riding on a magic carpet on top of Isfahan Mosques Fun fact:  On the last Tuesday of each year, children in Iran celebrate the New Year by participating in the Festival of Fire (Chahar-Shanbeh Soori) and [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Stuffed Cabbage Leaves

Yogurt & Cucumber Dip

Country we are exploring:  Iran Continent:  Asia Capital:  Tehran Population:  77.5 million Official language(s):  Farsi Suggestion for fun image:  Chef Koochooloo making a sand castle by the beach of the Caspian Sea. Fun fact:  Iran looks like a cat on the world map English recipe name:  Yogurt and Cucumber Dip-(Vegetarian)(Sugar-Free) Name of dish in native country: [...]

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Persian Herb Frittata

Country we are exploring:  Iran Continent:  Asia Capital:  Tehran Population:  77.5 million Official language(s):  Farsi Suggestion for fun image:  Chef Koochooloo riding on a magic carpet on top of Isfahan Mosques Fun fact:  On the last Tuesday of each year, children in Iran celebrate the New Year by participating in the Festival of Fire (Chahar-Shanbeh [...]

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Persian Herbed Ball

Country we are exploring:  Iran Continent:  Asia Capital:  Tehran Population:  77.5 million Official language(s):  Farsi Suggestion for fun image:  Chef Koochooloo riding on a magic carpet on top of Isfahan Mosques Fun fact:  On the last Tuesday of each year, children in Iran celebrate the New Year by participating in the Festival of Fire (Chahar-Shanbeh [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Recipes|Comments Off on Persian Herbed Ball

My First Chef Koochooloo Experience

My name is Citlaly Jimenez, a De Anza College student and currently studying psychology and child development. I have always loved kids and cooking, which made volunteering for Chef Koochooloo a perfect fit for me! I was a little nervous on my first day of teaching at Fairwood Elementary, but overall, I was filled with [...]

By |March 10th, 2015|Company Blog|Comments Off on My First Chef Koochooloo Experience

Top Five Persian Dishes Every Kid in the World Should Make!

Let’s face it, as a Mom you are forever in search of the perfect nutritional dishes for your little bundles of joy. Being Persian, I benefit from centuries of culinary wisdom and deliciousness. With the Iranian new -year coming up, I thought I would share with you our gift of tasty treats that Iran has [...]

By |March 6th, 2015|Company Blog|3 Comments