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2018 Holi Special

by Sarika Rana India is gearing up to celebrate one of the biggest festivals, that is Holi. This year, Holi will be celebrated on 2nd March, 2018 and Holika Dahan on 1st March, 2018. Holi is said to derive its name from the mythological character Holika, who was the evil sister of the demon king Hiranyakashyap. After the […]

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A inspirational video using the Parsi Akuri (Spicy Paris Scrambled Eggs) as a example for life issues

Having problems in your life? Career? Stymied for writing a book? A inspirational video using the Parsi Akuri (Spicy Paris Scrambled Eggs) as a example for life issues. Recipes follow… Two men stumble upon each other at an Irani Cafe and what happens next will leave you with a warm, fuzzy feeling. How many times […]

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Heart shaped French Macarons

by Havovi Bhomisha Patel Ingredients 120 gm Egg white 100 gm Castor sugar 125 gm Almond powder 200 gm Icing sugar Method Whip egg whites and castor sugar till soft peak. Add sieved almond powder and icing sugar. Fold in with a spatula. Add a drop of gel colouring. Pipe on paper with the shape drawn […]

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Book: Like sugar in milk

by Majlend Bramo This is the story of the Parsis, a small community following one of the oldest religion on Earth – Zoroastrianism. A community that is also trying to survive against its diminishing numbers. It is said that Zarthushtra, the prophet of Zoroastrianism, lived around 800 BCE and taught the core concept of Good […]

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FOOD MEETS ART WITH DINARA KASKO’S FANTASTIC CONFECTIONS

The Ukrainian pastry chef’s confections are abound with structural elements and geometric formations. On her baking process “First, I come up with some ideas and then I think about how I can realistically realise them – so, I imagine what my finished product will look like. After that, I create a 3D model on my computer, […]

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Parsi Dahitra

by Rita Jamshed Kapadia Makes a great Valentine’s Day Treat cuz it is sweet, rose flavored, salty and melts in your mouth. There is a big difference between the Parsi Dahitra and Gujarati Dahitra. The parsi one has Rose and salt and the taste is heavenly. The Gujarati one is fluffy and melts in your mouth. […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day “Bawa” Style with Half-Fried Eggs

My husband and I love eggs for breakfast, lunch or dinner after a hard days work and no energy or desire to cook!  He calls these half-fried eggs which is a very old parsi term used for eggs that are fried and not fully cooked. The yolks are still raw and jelly like. The fully […]

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