‘Tis the season for wholesome videos, and who doesn’t love one that features a really cool mom? If ever Rostam needed to be humbled about his lengthy list of accomplishments, all he’d have to do is go home, where his mother — who happens to be award-winning cookbook author Najmieh Batmanglij — would, without hesitation, tell the internet that he made his singing debut while on the toilet. Didn’t we all? Watch them cook an authentic Persian meal that will make you quit storing non-kitchen items in your oven.
This article originally appeared on Stereogum.