A variety of persian loze pastry with coffee as iran is about to play their first world cup match of #worldcup2018. loze is a sweet nutmeal pastry that, in this case from the talented hands of @persianempirepastry, has a wafer-thin layer of phyllo on the top and bottom. the four varieties i’m enjoying today are espresso almond, pistachio, almond and zafran (traditional persian saffron). the pistachio has a delightful hint of cardamom. the espresso has almost a cocoa-like essence when combined with almond. a flavour that when combined is greater than the individual component parts! now off to enjoy football with a sweet persian treat! happy friday!