by Majlend Bramo This is the story of the Parsis, a small community following one of the oldest religion on Earth – Zoroastrianism. A community that is also trying to survive against its diminishing numbers. It is said that Zarthushtra, the prophet of Zoroastrianism, lived around 800 BCE and taught the core concept of Good […]
Ancient cooking book “Vividh Vani” by Meherbai Jamshedji Wadia is available here for a free download. The cookbook is written in Gujarati and comes in 2 volumes: Volume #1 <- Download link. Volume #2 <- Download link.
CUISINE FOR A CAUSE is a unique cookbook that includes recipes of two kinds – the traditional gastronomic variety, and the ones that make up the philanthropic success stories that Parsis are equally renowned for. In all, the book profiles 37 organisations which Parsis have founded, head, or are part of. From noted dancers Shiamak Davar and Astad Deboo, […]
Dolly Dastoor, the Editor of the FEZANA Journal has this to say Food plays a very important role in our Zarathushti psyche. We create all varieties of food for different occasions; special food for happy occasions and we also have food for the dead in our religious ceremonies. In the Summer, 2011 edition of […]