Iranians love dates for their sweetness, nutrients, and because they are rich in fiber, making them a perfect, wholesome snack. Pairing excellent-quality dates with soft and silky scrambled eggs enriched with a bit of cream and seasoned with the warmth of black pepper has been one of my favorite breakfasts since my mom’s Shirazi cousin made this for me on a visit south when I was a teenager. — Nasim Alikhani
$7/month or $50/year
We produce reported pieces, profiles, interviews, and rants about what’s broken in the food world (there’s a lot) and how to change things for the better. People sometimes tell me to just keep politics out of it. Respectfully: No. Food is political. We can’t and won’t ignore that.