Ice Cream in Kashan

Bastani Saraye Firuzeh

Forget rocky road and chocolate chip, the defining flavours of this unimposing ice-cream cafe are pomegranate, saffron, vanilla and (given that this is Kashan and the home of rose-growing) a delicately aromatic, pin…
Sweets in Shiraz

Mahdi Faludeh

Opposite the Arg-e Karim Khan, Mahdi is the most famous faludeh shop in Shiraz. It also sells delicious bastani (Persian ice cream).
Sweets in Esfahan

Fereni Hafez

Locals congregate around this humble shopfront to buy an afternoon snack of fereni – a tapioca-like dessert served with honey. Some pause to eat it standing, others perch on the plastic stalls on the pavement, other…