Big Cat Love + Podcast: Persian Veggie Kabobs, Tahdig, Veg Omelet Recipes

Photo of a cat looking into a reflection on water of a lion.
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It’s still Persian New Year, still time to eat food like Khashayar, my husband, explains how to make in today’s podcast.

And it remains time to admire nature, beauty, and kindness. All those are wrapped up in Jurgen’s post (he was also linked to in this other Happiness Between Tails post) about Valentin Grüner, whose friendship with Sirga, a lioness, is as cuddly as what I had with Mooshie, a tabby house cat. (More about Mooshie in this video and here.)

Jurgen’s site also offers an excellent example of the joys of using WordPress’ Google Translate widget. It’s free to use and great for anyone with a WordPress blog.

Within Jurgen’s post you’ll find videos and more about Valentin, who is a wildlife activist. In addition, here’s a video of Kevin Richardson, who also works hard to help wildlife.

Food, nature, friendship — that’s how Persian New Year culminates. To thwart bad luck from sneaking into the year ahead, 13 days after the 1st, we’ll go picnic, play, and take walks.

Much as I love animals, hopefully no lions will surprise us. If one did, I doubt I could stay as calm as Valentin and Kevin!

Would you pet a lion? Have you?

20 thoughts on “Big Cat Love + Podcast: Persian Veggie Kabobs, Tahdig, Veg Omelet Recipes”

  1. I really like the Google translate button that you mentioned in your post. I have it on my blog and enjoy being able to go to other blogs written in languages unknown to me so I can absorb the information in English. Google translate isn’t perfect, but it opens up the world. Happy New Year, by the way!

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  2. We love Khashayar’s recipes!
    I have heard about the lion whisperer. Some people just click with certain animals, it is amazing. I would try to keep my distance from lions and tigers, although I adore big cats.
    (The Irish have so beautiful sayings for wishing other people good luck!)

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  3. Thank you for sharing!!… thanks to your significant other my recipe book is growing!!… liked the videos about wildlife… I grew up on a farm in the 1940’s, ’50’s and early ’60’s and did not farm like they do in today’s world.. Dad always said “if I take care of the land, the land will take care of me”… 🙂

    Until we meet again..
    May the road rise to meet you
    May the wind be always at your back
    May the sun shine warm upon your face
    The rains fall soft upon your fields
    May green be the grass you walk on
    May blue be the skies above you
    May pure be the joys that surround you
    May true be the hearts that love you.
    (Irish Saying)

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  4. Great recipes da-Al, thank you for sharing hubby’s recipes. I recognised a fellow South African accent ☺️ the video with Kevin Richardson, showcase amazing work in wildlife. Thank you for a great post 💕🌸

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