Back to school

Back to school

It’s that time of year again! Wishing a safe and wonderful school year to students of all ages! Welcome to Parsi Cuisine. It’s always a great idea to involve kids in the kitchen. As a mom and an avid cook for my family, I initiated my daughter and son into baking cookies, cakes, making scrambled […]

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Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century

Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century

Written for today’s generation of cooks and food enthusiasts, the cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century” by Rita Jamshed Kapadia provides a treasure trove of recipes, along with an immersive cultural experience for those seeking to understand this ancient and timeless cuisine. * New and improved version * With over 151 recipes and […]

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The World of Parsi Cooking: Food Across Borders

The World of Parsi Cooking: Food Across Borders

by Niloufer Mavalvala (Author), Zara Contractor (Creator), William Reavell, Niloufer Mavalvala (Photographer) This cookbook is a must for anyone who loves the planet and likes nutritious foods. With 51 recipes and a full page coloured picture for each one its a great find A quick glance through the new cookbook thanks to Tanya Hoshi. It is indeed a beautiful cookbook. I got […]

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Khordad Sal Mubarak

Khordad Saal Mubarak

Khordad Sal The birthday of Zoroaster Khordad Sal is celebrated as the birthday of Zoroaster. This is known as the ‘Greater Noruz’ and happens six days after Navroze. The chosen date is symbolic since the actual date of the Prophet’s birth cannot be identified accurately. This festival is considered one of the most important in the Zoroastrian […]

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Kedgeree

Kedgeree

I just made this awesome dish for my cookbook club and it was a hit! Learnt the indian plain khichri is a european fav! Kedgeree (or occasionally kitcherie, kitchari, kidgeree, kedgaree, kitchiri, or khichuri) is a dish consisting of cooked, flaked fish (traditionally smoked haddock), boiled rice, parsley, hard-boiled eggs, curry powder, butter or cream, and occasionally sultanas. According to “Larousse Gastronomique”, what we call kedgeree originated from a concoction of spiced lentils, rice, fried onions and ginger […]

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Shrewsbury Biscuits

Shrewsbury Biscuits

Traditional Shrewsbury Cookies This recipe is over a hundred years old! I followed the recipe as closely as I could, except for reducing the sugar content just a little. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 rounded tsp cinnamon powder /(or 1 heaping […]

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