(Persia digest)- ‘Ash is a type of rich nutritious soup made of fresh herbs and legumes which is very popular in Iran and comes with varying recipes. It has become the subject of an important festival nationwide since 2006 that aims to promote the culture of healthy eating with the slogan ‘Iranian Food for the World’. It takes place in the city of Zanjan. Its previous 11 editions make it one of the country’s strong cultural festivals which has also interested tourists and visitors from other provinces.
The 12th ‘Ash Festival will run from 30 August-3 September 2017 in the city of Zanjan.