Striking: Women are required by law to keep their head covered in the deeply religious country that was transformed by the Iranian Revolution of 1979.The people featured are mostly in their teens and early 20s are children of Iran's upper classes, which has grown massively in recent years as the country develops
This lemon and raspberry Fairy Floss Cake by The Meringue Girls is decorated with Pashmak Persian fairy floss, made from sesame and sugar. You can use it to decorate trifles, Eton mess and your favourite cakes.
For Graham Posner, a geeky, bespectacled white teenager from Long Island, the love he feels for Roxana Afsari, the Persian girl next door, is as epic as Peter Parker's for Gwen Stacey—without the whole dying bit.
Pateh (Persian: پته, IPA: pæte; also Romanized as pateh) is an Iranian traditional needlework folk art. It originated in and is largely associated with Kerman province, where it is produced by women. A wide piece of wool fabric (ariz) is needleworked with colored thread. Pateh needlework is done in silk and with flourish paisley pattern; popular designs include the cypress tree and the sun, both traditional pre-Islamic Persian symbols