October 10, 2018

Katy Dalal’s Christmas Pudding with Brandy Butter

The days are getting cooler and it will be winter soon. We found a nice article on the forgotten Christmas pudding. by Rhea Mitra Dalal Photo credit – Aaron Santos Katy Dalal, my mom in law, started a catering business from home many years ago. As she tried out new dishes and cuisines her popularity […]

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October 8, 2018

Recipe index for your convenience. 

Dear Friends and Visitors, Thanks to your support, this site is growing ! Site has one of the largest collection of Indian Parsi / Parsee food recipes (over 400), cooking tips and parsi restaurants listed. So for your convenience we created a recipe index to help you cook. Cook, Eat, and Share good food with […]

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September 15, 2018

Diwali Mithai, Stamps and Books

The word “Diwali” is a contraction of “Deepavali”, originating from the Sanskrit word Dīpāvalī (दीपावली) which can be traow of Lights”. Hence the Diwali Festival is also called the “Festival of Lights”. Diwali is the name for the festival in North-India. In South-India the festival is called “Deepavali”. Cook up some delicious Diwali Delights using the recipes […]

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August 21, 2018

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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August 17, 2018

Understanding the Parsi love for Eggs

Parsi Stories and Recipes by Rita Kapadia (Boston’s Cookbook Author) and Kainaz Contractor (New Delhi’s Rustom’s Parsi Bhonu) featured in an egg-cellent article by Henna Achhpal  of  LivingFoodsz.com Eggs stories and beliefs from Rita Kapadia and Kainaz Contractor. You’re not in a real Parsi home if you don’t find trays of eggs stacked over each […]

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August 15, 2018

Spems Ice Cream Drink

When the Parsis first landed in India sometime in the 7th century to escape persecution in Iran, they promised King Jadhav Rana that they would sweeten the Indian community as sugar sweetens milk. That was nearly 1,200 years ago in Sanjan. If that was in Gujarat, in Secunderabad’s Sardar Patel Road, the Iranis have lent […]

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August 6, 2018

Easy Malido

Dolly Contractor’s: MALIDO for Mukhtads offerings 8 Wholemeal Tortilla Wraps/or whole meal chapatti’s 2 Cups Sugar 4 Eggs 1 Mug of Ghee Cardamom crushed seeds Nutmeg Saffron Rose water Scraped Vanilla pod Sliced Almonds Sultana’s Preparation: In a pan 2 cups of sugar with 1.5 cup of water, boil until sugar is dissolved and sticky. […]

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August 2, 2018

Ancient cooking book “Vividh Vani” by Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia

Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to make available the PRINTED  “Vividh Vani” by Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia.  First published in circa 1867, this mammoth cookbooks of two volumes total 1570 pages and has 2180 recipes, of traditional Parsi Indian cuisine, plus Continental Western and British Cuisines. This cookbook is an antique and many Zoroastrian […]

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July 21, 2018

Khao, Piyo, Maja Karo: Explore the Parsi mantra with Kunal Vijayakar

#MaskaMaarke: There’s a lot more to Irani Parsi food than bun-maska and berry pulao. This is a rich cuisine that retains its delicious Levantine roots. Which community in India celebrates three birthdays for each person and four New Years per annum? It’s the Zoroastrian Irani Parsi community. Every Irani Parsi (and I am going to […]

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June 20, 2018

Time & Talents Club Recipe Book

First published in 1935, the Time & Talents Club Recipe Book’ contains 2,000 recipes, is 500 pages long, and dispenses wisdom from Shakespeare and Voltaire. The Time & Talents Club Recipe Book is a tome you need two hands to carry. Though it began as a single-sheet cookbook, it has been republished six times over 40 […]

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