With a passion for food and a flair for storytelling Naz Deravian’s Bottom of the Pot is the perfect blog for those looking to spice things up. The Iranian-born mother of two, is a freelancer by day, culinary dreamer by night serving up adventures in Persian food and beyond from her home in L.A.
Describe your cooking style in three words: Improvisational. Persian. Flavorful.
What’s your signature dish? Khoresh Fesenjan: Pomegranate Walnut Stew.
What do you think is the most underrated ingredient? Saffron.
What’s the best cooking advice you’re ever received? Throw out the recipe.
If you could share a meal with anyone in history who would it be? My grandmother. We would share a burger with fries and a cold beer—her favorite meal— and she would read my Turkish coffee cup telling my future.
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