Christmas Stollen – A German tradition for the holidays

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Sweet cakes and breads studded with candied fruits and nuts are hallmarks of Christmas baking in many areas of the world.  Examples include fruitcake which is traditional throughout the English speaking nations, panettone in Italy, keks in Poland, julekake in Norway, bolo-rei in Portugal and birnenbrot in Switzerland.  But perhaps none are revered as highly […]

Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

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Yalda on December 21 is celebrated in many parts of the world. Eating watermelon in the winter is believed to keep you healthy in the new year. Watermelon seeds are one of the items in the health food – parsi vasanu and the gujarati word is “char jat nu magaj”. Pumpkin and Watermelon seeds keep […]

The Forgotten Christmas Pudding

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Nothing makes a better end to a Christmas dinner than a rich, dense Christmas pudding. Home chef Rhea Mitra Dalal is keeping the steam and spirit alive. The days are getting cooler and it will be winter soon. We found a nice article on the forgotten Christmas pudding. On Belvedere Road in Mazagaon, we look […]

Milk Penda

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Doodh Peda #Doodh #Peda #Homemade #MilkPeda #Recipe #Diwali #Special #Sweet #doodhpeda #diwali Doodh Peda | Sweets & SavouriesSweets are those delicacies that make a definite appearance in every Indian festival and function, be it Diwali, a housewarming party or a wedding function. And doodh peda is one of the most common sweets at these occasions. Yet, most people prefer to order them from […]

Sip your tea

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Poem by Prof Lee Tzu Pheng (Singapore Cultural Medallion winner). She was formerly in the English Literature Dept in NUS. This is a powerful poem on human friendship, and  loving one another. “Together we can laugh” Sip your Tea Nice and Slow No one Ever knows when it’s Time to Go, There’ll be no Time […]

Parsi Cuisine and Ashdeen Lilaowala meet in a cup

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Wow Parsi Cuisine and Ashdeen Lilaowala meet in a cup! Fudna ni Choy Recipe and Video Chai is the common equalizer in India – from the rich to the poor. No matter what their position in life, an Indian relishes a cup of tea. The rich ones have their tea served in fancy tea-pots, delicate porcelain cups on well […]

Tea of India – Chai

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Chai is the common equalizer in India – from the rich to the poor. No matter what their position in life, an Indian relishes a cup of tea. The rich ones have their tea served in fancy tea-pots, delicate porcelain cups on well laid out tables with cookies and pastries. The not-so-affluent have it in […]

Bitter Gourd, Bitter Melon, Karela Juice

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if you have Diabeties, this is a good home remedy.

Easter Buns(Sugar free ) and Maska (Butter)

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INGREDIENTSEaster Buns (see recipe below)2 tbsp maska1 tbsp fruit jam (optional) INSTRUCTIONS Slice the buns and spread the maska on both sides.Heat a non-stick pan and place for a minute to make it warm.Turn off the stove.Spread Maska (see recipe) mixture inside on both sides.Serve these buns with hot parsi / irani chai / tea. […]

Purchase Dhansak Masala, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

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To order Dhansak Masal, Indian Curry Powder, Spices and Herbs, Nuts and Parsi Vasanu, Badam Pak items

Ice Cubes for drinks

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Ice Cubes for drinks

Old Monk liqueur and 8 to enjoy

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Soda drink that’s quenching thirst for 137 years

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Ardeshir’s flavoured soda, now christened Ardy’s, still packs nostalgia along with quality ‘old fashioned goodness’ in its glass bottles. Written by Ruchika Goswamy | Indian Express and Courtesy of ParsiKhabar.net The soda company has been a household name in the camp for four generations – from patrons reminiscing of simpler times over an orange soda to the infamous […]

Dudh Pak with egg

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This here is the original Parsi DUDHPAK , NO MILK POWDER. We parsis make our authentic ‘Doodhpak’ with milk, egg and sugar whereas the hindu gujaratis make it with milk, soaked crushed rice and sugar. Parsi DUDHPAK Take 1 litre full cream milk, bring to boil with sugar as per sweetness required then cool it […]

Modak – Meaning and metaphor

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Ganpati Bappa Morya