April 7, 2017

FEZANA JOURNAL: Joys of Retiring in North America

FEZANA Journal, Winter Issue 2016   Joys of Retiring in North America. By Rita Jamshed Kapadia So many pleasures await you – there is a certain joy to retiring in North America. One of them is of course the joy of eating good food with activities that keep the body and spirit well-nourished for example […]

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January 30, 2017

BADAM NI BOI FUNDRAISER FOR ZAKOI WORSHIP CENTER FUND

Dear Friends, Yes, the BADAM-NI-BOI fundraiser is back! (See attached document on ingredients.  Each BOI consists of: crushed Almonds, sugar, flavorings, such as rosewater, corn syrup and only 2 tbsp of milk). The BOIs are $32 for a Pair, or $18 for 1 BOI (See more details on Shipping below, if you want them mailed […]

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January 13, 2017

FEZANA 30th Anniversary

As FEZANA enters its 30th anniversary, and migrants grow roots in the North American continent and establish a unique new identity for themselves in our new western Zarathushti diaspora, traditions are forming. Harkening back to our countries of origin, to celebrate the New Year and the coming of Spring on March 21st (Jamshedi Navroz) we […]

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December 31, 2016

FEZANA Journal Joys of Retiring in North America.

    by Rita Jamshed Kapadia FEZANA Journal, Winter Issue 2016 So many pleasures await you – there is a certain joy to retiring in North America. One of them is of course the joy of eating good food with activities that keep the body and spirit well-nourished for example Travel, Gardening and Exercise. Good […]

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November 13, 2016

Videos and Photos from the amazing ZAGNY Fundraiser – Jamva Chaloji 2016

ZAGNY just had it’s famous “Jamva Chaloji” Event. We were not able to make it from Boston, but I feel it deserves to be shared on this blog. Jamva Chaloji literally means “Come Eat Please” – what a generous and warm welcoming set of words to say and hear anytime. Of couse at $100 a […]

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November 3, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Famous Cranberry Apple Sauce from our cookbook and featured in FEZANA Journal 2016.

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March 28, 2016

Inauguration: Arbab Rustam Guiv Dar-E-Mehr New York

Streamed live on Mar 26, 2016 Inauguration Event of the Arbab Rustam Guiv Dar-E-Mehr in New York

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February 12, 2016

Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

This article first appeared in the FEZANA JOURNAL FALL 2015 Vol 29 No 3 page 76-79 Yalda Festival  Table (Shab e Cheleh) By Rita J. Kapadia Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails Everywhere in the world, people observe various seasonal days of celebration during the month of December. Most are religious holy days […]

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July 9, 2015

Ontario Zoroastrian Community Fund (OZCF) celebratory event

by Niloufer Mavalvala Sunshine, clear blue skies and a clean breeze kept almost 700 friends from the Ontario Zoroastrian Community Fund (OZCF) happy during their celebratory event. The Zarathustis, a small minority community who originate in ancient Persia and follow the Lord Zoroaster’s teachings, gathered for an event of a lifetime set up within the 10 […]

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June 20, 2015

Zoroastrians and their roots

by Meher Mirza       Cyrus Dotivala talks to Zororoots participants at Surat’s Dotivala Bakery. Photograph from Zoroastrian Return to Roots team I’m going to be honest with you. I’m a Parsi but I’ve always had a somewhat tenuous love for Parsi food. Of course I liked the odd dish here and there—dhan-dar chawal, […]

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April 16, 2015

ZAGNY Fundraiser: Lladro Lithophane Votive

     ZAGNY continues its exclusive partnership with Lladró to bring you 8 stunning votives. Released and designed by Lladró as part of their Lithophane Votive Light Series, each votive is handmade in Valencia, Spain, with intricate engravings. Each votive is 4.75” high by 3.5” wide and includes a battery operated high intensity tea light, […]

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February 12, 2015

Zoroastrian Stree Mandal (ZSM) cookbook for a Cause

Dear Members and Friends, Only 2000 cookbooks were released of  “Zoroastrian Stree Mandal (ZSM) cookbook for a Cause”. Is the cookbook still available and in circulation? If so does anyone know where this book can be purchased? Please let us know, many people are interested. Committee members of Zoroastrian Stree Mandal with the sixth edition […]

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January 19, 2014 2014 North American Zoroastrian Congress: Los Angeles

2014 North American Zoroastrian Congress: Los Angeles

Dear members, Zoroastrians from the world over will gather in Los Angeles from December 29-31, 2014 to deliberate over the timely theme of the Congress: Faith & Unity. The Congress is hosted by the Zoroastrian Association of California, in coordination with, the California Zoroastrian Center. The Congress will be held at the Hilton Los Angeles. […]

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July 18, 2013

Book: Cuisine for a Cause – see sample download

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, […]

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January 14, 2013 Free EBook: Eat, Live, Pray

Free EBook: Eat, Live, Pray

DOWNLOAD EBOOK   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 […]

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