Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year

Happy Nowruz: Cooking with Children to Celebrate the Persian New Year

by Najmieh Batmanglij
     
 

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Nowruz - the Persian New Year - is one of the world's great festivals, a full month of activities celebrating the earth, the arrival of spring, and the rebirth of nature. Most of all, it is a festival for families. Children and adults alike can share in preparing special meals, decorating the house, and performing the many ceremonies that welcome the New Year. This…  See more details below

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Nowruz - the Persian New Year - is one of the world's great festivals, a full month of activities celebrating the earth, the arrival of spring, and the rebirth of nature. Most of all, it is a festival for families. Children and adults alike can share in preparing special meals, decorating the house, and performing the many ceremonies that welcome the New Year. This book is a guide to customs thousands of years old yet as vital as ever - enjoyable for families no matter where they live or what their beliefs.

Happy Nowruz offers twenty-five fun, easy, and innovative Nowruz recipes, with lots of photos to show you what to do. This is an ideal guide for parents, teachers, and kids - age six and older - to know more about the origins of Nowruz and to get everyone involved in preparing for the arrival of spring by: • baking Haji Firuz cookies • germinating seeds in eggshells • coloring eggs • making a Nowruz garland • jumping over fires • setting the Haft-sinn (seven-s) holiday table • planting narcissus and hyacinth bulbs • selecting and buying goldfish • banging spoons for trick-or-treating • cooking the Nowruz dinner • enjoying the Outdoor Thirteen picnic

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933823713
Publisher:
Mage Publishers
Publication date:
03/10/2015
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.32(d)

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