British, Portuguese and French influences

Parsi recipes travelled from Persia to the beaches of Gujarat, up north India, then to the west of India, east India and south India, acquiring technique and adding new flavours to the food. Pallonji raspberry soda is a popular drink served during Parsi weddings.(Shutterstock) Despite their dwindling population, the Parsis strive to preserve the legacy…

Wedding Pickle, Lagan nu Achar made in the USA

Lagan nu Achaar is a Pickle made from fresh carrots, ginger, garlic, raisins, apricots, figs, spices, sugar, jaggery and balsamic vinegar. Sweet and Savory this pickle is a great condiment on the table.  Parsis enjoy rich feasts at their weddings and celebrations. People-in-the-know love it when they are invited to a friend’s wedding so they can…

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Treasured Grandmother’s Recipes

Zoroastrian Parsi Celebrations and Ceremonies Authored by Mrs. Rita Jamshed Kapadia Illustrated by Mrs. Rita Jamshed Kapadia Edition: 1 Hello, I would like to present an journey into the Food, History and Heritage of the Zoroastrians of India. This cookbook is written for today’s generation of cooks and food enthusiasts. It provides an immersive cultural…

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Parsi Dairy Farm: Mumbai’s Gold Standard in Milk & Milk-Based Products

I was at a modern food superstore in Bandra, Mumbai’s swish suburb, the other day. I walked past rows of imported gourmet cheeses, pastas and meats when I suddenly spotted a group of blue coloured packs which looked as if they were cheerfully waving at me. A closer inspection showed that they were packs of…

FEZANA JOURNAL and the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations in North America

Journal Archive Current Issue FEZANA JOURNAL and the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations in North America  Print Subscriptions, Online Subscriptions are available to the FEZANA JOURNAL. (Click here to subscribe)  If you are not already a subscriber to the FEZANA JOURNAL, you don’t know what you you are missing.

Anthony Bourdain Doesn’t Like Any Indian Restaurant in Manhattan

Globe-trotting TV chef Anthony Bourdain talked to Vogue India after the launch of his new website Explore Parts Unknown, and he had some shade to throw at his hometown food scene. Though Bourdain loves Indian food, he claims that New York doesn’t have a single Indian restaurant that he likes: Back home, we are really…

Anthony Bourdain’s Field Notes

PUNJAB, April, 2014—In India—Punjab in particular—the thing you notice first, the thing that stays with you, is the colors. They pop, they leap right out at you. It’s like somebody, just before you got off the plane, changed the lenses in your head, which turned up your color receptors from 7 to like 14. You…

Chef Zubin Kolah of San Diego, California

“Bombay Coast” is the named appropriately for the original bombayite Indian cuisine served by Zubin Kolah. Offering dine-in, take-out and catering services, this restaurant in San Diego California is known for lunch specials. Zubin cooks Parsi food on order. His specialities are sali boti, mutton dhansak, patra fish, vegetarian paneer patia, shrimp patia, and delicious…

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift for a mom who loves to cook?

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift for a mom who loves to cook? We have you covered with  12 cookbooks. Each cookbook is beautiful and rich enough to please even the pickiest mom-chef. From a favorite Dhansak meal with Kavabs and fixings to Parsi Desserts and Snacks (the recipes are seriously delish!) to Vegetarian’s Delights,…