Sohan-e Qom is a traditional Persian saffron brittle or toffee candy from the city of Qom, Iran. Buttery, crunchy and scented with saffron, this candy is easy to make and addictive. Sohan a brittle sweets Iran. These products have been popular in the history of the Ottoman Empire. Sohan baked in central Iran. The sweetness of the egg, cardamom, rose water, flour, wheat germ, cooked saffron and pistachio and almond powder. Sohan has a sweet taste is crisp. Iran’s daily production is 20 tons Sohan. These products are generally produced in several forms.
Commonly known as Gaz, this sumptuous nougat originated in Isfahan, a province in Central Iran that was so grand it twice served as the capital of Persia. The name gaz comes from the Persian gaz-angebin, meaning “sap of angebin”. Angebin is a kind of wild tamarisk tree that grows in the Zagros Mountains in Isfahan. Gaz is often assumed to be the sap of that tree. Gaz is also called manna, just like the food sent from heaven in the Abrahamic texts.
Pashmak is a form of Persian cotton candy which is made from sesame and sugar and it is one the most delicious sweets in the city of Yazd in Iran. Cotton Candy has a wonderful flavor and is suitable for all ages. Flexible cotton candy mode and You can shape it. The very word itself means “wool-like”, because it resembles wool. The common usage of pashamk is to decorate cakes, desserts, fruits, puddings and ice cream but can also be used on its own.
Ranginak is an old and wonderful tasty dessert from the southern region of Iran and is made of dates and flour, cinnamon and nuts. It is traditionally served with a freshly brewed cup of tea and can be kept in the fridge for a long time. Toasted flour, which is usually enriched with cinnamon, sugar, and cardamom, makes the bottom and the top layer of the dessert, while the center is filled with stuffed dates. You must definitely try this sweet and delicious dessert.
Traditional Persian Ice-cream is the most exotic and luxurious ice cream that is a tasty dessert with a variety of up to 3 different tastes such as; saffron, vanilla and chocolate. It can be topped with your favorite dessert dressing but commonly it is topped with frozen cream and nuts. The very nice thing about it, is that it has half as much sugar as the other sorts of ice-cream.
Qottab is one of the oldest sweets in Iran, it has kept its place among other Iranian sweets since the days of Achaemenid dynasty. Deep-fried qottab pastries are traditional Iranian sweets consisting of soft wheat dough wrapped around almond or walnut fillings. They are usually generously spiced with cinnamon, rose water, cardamom, and orange blossom, then shaped into round or crescent forms.
Baqlava is “Queen” of the sweets, star of festive tables, one item no one passes when offered and served especially on Nowruz! Baqlava is an elegant Persian dessert with a sweet combination of cinnamon, walnut, sugar. Usually it’s topped with sweet honey and is perfect with a cup of bitter tea. This popular dessert is made in different parts of the world with some slight variations. It has layers and layers of flaky pastry surrounding nuts and spices and sweetened with an fragrant syrup.