Once reserved for royal kingdoms, Persian cuisine is rooted in ancient Silk Road trades and propelled by talented home cooks who are fiercely proud of tradition.
When you feel like eating Middle Eastern food, what cuisine springs to mind? Maybe you default to Lebanese, or perhaps you lump Middle Eastern countries together like one, big delicious falafel. But Persian food is unlike anything else.
Netflix's favourite food show host, best-selling cookbook author and New York Times columnist, Samin Nosrat, on Persian food and the "authenticity trap".
Forced to leave Iran, this is the story of two asylum seekers who remain connected to their roots by sharing Persian food in Melbourne.