Persian pomegranate and orange blossom dessert

The flavours in this dish are so fresh tasting. This dish is very simple, but for the best results it’s a must to use the best quality fruit available.

For the Persian new year Nowruz this is a great way to finish a grand meal. Happy New Year to all our Persian readers.


• 4 oranges

• 2 blood oranges

• 1 cup orange juice

• 2 tbsp orange blossom

• 1 pomegranate

• 1 bunch mint


1. Remove the skin from the oranges and blood oranges and slice them into ¼ inch slices. Mix the orange juice and the orange blossom water and place the sliced oranges into the mixture. It’s best to let them sit for a couple of hours.

2. Arrange the slices on a large platter, scatter the pomegranate seeds and mint around generously and serve.