Torshi in the making: From Shiraz to MontrealPosted: 29 January 2018 Filed under: Sauce & Spice, Torshi in the making: From Shiraz to Montreal, Uncategorized | Tags: advieh-e torshi, Persain_Torsu, shiraz, torshi, torshi_liteh, vinegar Leave a comment
At any full and happy Persian sofreh or table, several side dishes should be present to complement the main dish, especially at supper time and most certainly with specific types of meals such as kotlet and any kind of mixed rice dishes. The most crucial and common sides to go with these dishes are small bowls of torshi, assortment of seasonal fresh herbs, radishes and scallions, and Shirazi salad.
Now, Torshi, ترشی, or torsu as it is called in Balkan and Middle Eastern cuisine, is basically diced fruits, vegetables and herbs marinated in vinegar and spices to be eaten with food in small portions as an appetizer and counterbalance to the greasy components of a meal. Read the rest of this entry »