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Happy Nowrooz 2019!

It’s that time of year again. The time when our shop fills with jolly Iranians and a whole load of apparently random things. We have, for your further pub quiz/crossword/general edification replicated our trusty guide to Nowrooz herebelow. Which should fully explain the random things. We are pretty much open as usual but we will…

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The Persepolis Christmas Feast 2018

Mavis was so pleased that she had opted to book the office Christmas party at Persepolis… The concept of feasting was pretty much invented in the Middle East by the courts of Shah Abbas and those opulent Ottoman dudes. If you combine this fact with the idea of meze – the relaxed sharing of multiple…

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The Return of the Persepolis Cook School

So it’s back. The Persepolis Cook School. Wherein Mrs. Shopkeeper pretends she knows a thing or two about food and y’all get to listen in. And maybe eat some of the results. Now we’ve got our lovely basement space sorted, we’ve got room to do all sorts of extra-curricular stuff. Like cookery demos. And so…

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