January 31, 2018 Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Bread

1 cup “fed” sourdough starter [amazon_link asins=’B002C0E5VG’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’1447-5689-3485′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’a2ef8bf1-0761-11e8-b00a-657d8e10ce6c’] 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water 1 to 2 teaspoons [amazon_textlink asin=’B003Z7VYXW’ text=’instant yeast*’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’1447-5689-3485′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’3adf09a6-06b6-11e8-8028-dd1d012108ea’] 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 5 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour Combine all of the ingredients, kneading to form a smooth dough. Allow the dough to rise, in a […]

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January 31, 2018 Moussaka – Classic Greek Moussaka with Eggplant

Moussaka – Classic Greek Moussaka with Eggplant

  Moussaka is a casserole made by layering eggplant with a spiced meat filling then topping it off with a creamy bechamel sauce that is baked to golden perfection. It is perhaps the most widely recognized of all Greek dishes and was made famous by the legendary Greek chef, Nicholas Tselementes. This eggplant version is […]

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January 27, 2018 Health Benefits of Dry or Fresh Boomla, Bombil

Health Benefits of Dry or Fresh Boomla, Bombil

  Recipe for the Bombay Duck Pickle (Dried Salty Fish  Pickle) The Parsi community loves Seafood and this Bombay duck patio preparation shows their desire to eat fish in all seasons. The native Fish called Boomla (or Bombay Ducks) is abundant in the rainy season in Tarapore, Mumbai and other places. The villagers dry and salt […]

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January 27, 2018

Indian Tomato Ketchup

  Boil 2 liters of water and add 2 lbs of tomatoes for 5 minutes. Remove skins of tomato. Blend into a coarse puree. Heat 2 tbsp of Sesame (Til) oil Add 1 large pinch of hing (asofetida) 1 tspn of urad dal (optional thickner) 1 tsp of mustard seeds 1 tsp of jeera (cumin) powder […]

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January 23, 2018 Delicious Chicken Puffs

Delicious Chicken Puffs

On this #NationalPieDay Pastry + Filling = pie. #PieDay here is a parsi favorite recipe in this Video to share, make and enjoy. Recipe Ingredients 2 cups chicken breasts 1 tsp black pepper 1 onion 2 green chillies 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1/4 cup ghee 1 cup maida 2 cups milk or as needed for sauce 2 tbsp […]

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January 22, 2018

Zareen Karani Aaroz: Sharing a Video and a Vision by a Boston Entrepreneur

VIDEO: Library Class Dear Friends, We are pleased and proud to present to you a video about our enterprising Rita Kapadia speaking about Parsees and Parsi Cuisine at the Carlisle Gleason Public Library in the Boston area. Through her efforts and venture of Parsi Cuisine, Rita is helping preserve and showcase our Parsi heritage, not […]

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January 14, 2018 A Parsi Story: Sugar in the Milk

A Parsi Story: Sugar in the Milk

I would like to take you on a journey into the culture, and nuances of the Parsi Cuisine of India. I would like to present to you the famous Story of Parsi immigration (into India) and their welcome with “Sugar in the Milk”. One of the oldest stories of Sugar and Milk in Parsis (Parsi / […]

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January 12, 2018 Chicken Soup for fighting a Cold or Flu

Chicken Soup for fighting a Cold or Flu

It is my personal experience, this  Chicken Soup improves immunity and helps during a flu or cold. Ingredients 1 lb or 4 chicken drumsticks 2 Tomatoes chopped 1 large red onion sliced 2 inch piece of cinnamon stick 2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste (adoo lasan) 1 tsp salt or to taste (optional can omit for […]

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January 11, 2018

Chef Jehangir Mehta at 2018 International Restaurant & Food Service Show of New York, March 4 – 6, 2018

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Center Stage at the 2018 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, being held at the Javits Center from March 4 – 6, will feature some of the biggest names of television food personalities.  Chef, Restaurateur, Author, Philanthropist and TV Personality Geoffrey Zakarian; Zagat’s 30 Hottest Chefs Under […]

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January 7, 2018 Batasa a favorite biscuit snack. Good with Tea or Coffee anytime!

Batasa a favorite biscuit snack. Good with Tea or Coffee anytime!

Batasa Recipe:  Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 1 stick unsalted butter or margarine 1/2 to 1 tsp salt (to your taste) 1/2 tsp sugar 1 tsp double acting baking powder 1 tsp caraway seeds 1/2 cup warm water Method: Mix all of the above ingredients to form a ball of dough. Allow to stand […]

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