April 10, 2016 Indian Feast for  Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Indian Feast for Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

  The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel Mumbai welcomes the Royal Couple on their maiden visit to India Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who commenced their maiden visit to India from here on Sunday, will get a whiff of ‘desi’ flavours and aromas as a lavish […]

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April 9, 2016 Parsi Cuisine at Inaugural Event at the Dar-E-Mehr in Pomona, NY : Sheroo Kanga’s Malido

Parsi Cuisine at Inaugural Event at the Dar-E-Mehr in Pomona, NY : Sheroo Kanga’s Malido

 Recently we attended the Inauguration of the Dar-E-Mehr in Pomona, NY. The food served was delicious and one of the delicacies was Sheroo’s Malido. Malido Sales from 2013 – 2016 and for this event are an on-going fundraising effort by Sheroo that speaks of the dedication and loyalty of the Kanga family. Fresh Malido Trays were made by […]

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April 6, 2016

Udvada Where The Fires Are Always Burning

Udvada Where The Fires Are Always Burning The holy town of Udvada is where the sacred fire of the Iranshah Atashbehram is burning since Zoroastrians came to India, writes CYRUS H. MERCHANT. And outside, in small Parsi homes and a lonely bakery, a different kind of fire burns, keeping the community’s cuisine alive, says MARK […]

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April 6, 2016 Dhansak on a banana leaf: How Chennai’s dwindling Parsi community is keeping its cuisine alive

Dhansak on a banana leaf: How Chennai’s dwindling Parsi community is keeping its cuisine alive

The Parsi community celebrating Navroz at their community hall in Royapuram. (Photo: Gitika Gitanjali) The estimated 200 Parsis who live in Chennai are determined to keep their cuisine alive, whether inside their homes or through monthly banquets. Article By Gitika Gitanjali | The News Minute Ask any Parsi and you’ll get a passionate response about […]

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April 3, 2016 Welcome! For, your presence brings purity. Kindness, love and sincerity a hundred fold

Welcome! For, your presence brings purity. Kindness, love and sincerity a hundred fold

Here is an old Persian couplet resounded with an earthy Dari-flavor: ‘Khosh aamadi o safaa aavardi, sad mehr o mohabbat o vafaa aavardi.’ Translation: Welcome! For, your presence brings purity. Kindness, love and sincerity a hundred fold !   But, when one of India’s oldest living Iranians welcomes you to what has been deemed an […]

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