Bastani is a pistachio-studded, chewy, stretchy ice cream, subtly flavored with saffron and rose water. It gets its texture from sahlab, which thickens like cornstarch. Sahlab gives the ice cream bend and pull, almost like gluten, and it has a faint floral taste. It gets an extra dose of richness and texture […]
I’m learning the art of Persian cuisine from somewhere deep in Texas and recording my successes here. I hope you enjoy the blog. Nooshe joon!