August 18, 2018

French Toast

New way to make your basic french toast French toast is a basic staple for breakfast in my family. My daughter loves to make this with me. My little son would watch as we beat the eggs to the tune of Sesame Street. Now grown-up the kids are feeding and making french toasts. It is […]

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August 18, 2018

Foods Kids will like

Finding Food and Dinner ideas is a challenge for even the most organized moms and dads, especially with kids – those notoriously pick eaters. Having brought up 2 kids myself here are my favorites. Try these well known kid’s foods below: French Toast Shortbread Cookies  3 Flavorsome Slow Cooker Recipes for Kids Rice Macaroni Puri […]

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July 31, 2018

Pori

From Behram Palamkote The best dar ni pori in Bombay one would get is from a parsi lady called Sheramai who is 89 years old and that is my mom. Once you taste it you will not like any other pori that’s a guarantee!  I can give you all her secret recipe which she does […]

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March 7, 2018

Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri – Tal Papra

by Ervad Marzban Hathiram Editor’s Note: Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri stays for a long time like a month. It is fondly called Tal Papra. Made from sesame seeds (Tal), cardamom and nutmeg powder, and caraway seeds. As I get ready for a very important prayer day tomorrow, here’s an old recipe not very commonly made today.. […]

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January 31, 2018

Sourdough Bread

1 cup “fed” sourdough starter 1 1/2 cups lukewarm water 1 to 2 teaspoons 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 lightly greased, covered bowl, until it’s doubled in size, about 90 minutes. Gently divide […]

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November 2, 2017

India’s Parsi Cuisine

  It is no exaggeration to say that Parsis, the Zoroastrians of India, take their food seriously – very seriously. Love of good food and drink plays a central, oftentimes quirky, role in nearly every aspect of our culture. When our babies sit upright for the first time, we celebrate by making them sit on […]

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October 30, 2017

Happy Halloween! Cook with leftover pumpkin after Halloween is over

So the Trick or Treaters are back home safe. Left with the decorated  White or Orange Pumpkin? Do NOT throw. Re-use and make Pumpkin Bread.   Ingredients 2 Cups Pumpkin grated (or 1 1lb. canned pumpkin) 1 ½ teaspoon SALT 3 cups sugar 3 ½ cups wondra flour 1 ½ tsp nutmeg/cinnamon 2 tsp. baking powder […]

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July 10, 2017

Pav Bhaji (Amdavadi)

CONGRATS! AHMEDABAD BECOMES INDIA’S FIRST WORLD HERITAGE CITY We always knew we were world-best. And now, we have UNESCO’s stamp of approval, too. On Saturday, the World Heritage Committee bestowed the World Heritage City status on the 606-year-old city of Ahmedabad. It is the highest global recognition that a site of cultural significance can receive. […]

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June 12, 2015

Veggie Frankie

Ingredients For The Roties: 1/2 cup plain flour (maida) 1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) 1 tsp oil salt to taste For the stuffing:1 cup noodles 2 boiled potatoes (mashed) 2 Onions (cut into half circle shape) 1 tomato (chopped) 1 capsicum (chopped) chilly powder schezwan sauce soya sauce ( 1 tbl spoon) […]

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July 24, 2012

PURI

PURI Fried Flour Bread INGREDIENTS: Makes approx 25 Use 8 oz measure cup 1 cup flour 1 cup wheat flour pinch salt 2 tbsp oil oil for deep frying METHOD: Mix the above ingredients and add 1 tbsp of water at a time to make a soft dough. Allow dough to rest for approx 1/2 […]

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