Stum Food in the Muktads and Gatha days explained from Udvada

By Marzban Hathiram Today’s afternoon Stum – Goan potato curry with basmati rice and kachumber – a lightly tossed onion, cucumber and carrot salad with coriander leaves; some pomegranate seeds, cow’s milk, a rose and freshly drawn well water… Bon apetit! There is deep spiritual significance behind each of these offerings as they represent the […]

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Food Stories: ‘Tis the season of the Mango

  Kathi (Tangy) Chutney Meethi (Sweet) Chutney Mango Achar (Pickle) It’s that time of the year again when we find ourselves replacing meals with the indulgent sweetness of mangoes. A delicious variety of chutneys and achaars (pickle) too, become a merry accompaniment at breakfast, lunch and dinner. As quoted by the famous and incomparable Mirza […]

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Star Chef Contest: Featuring Cooks, Home based Caterers and Catering Business

You’re the “SuperStar” in your kitchen. You win hearts with your culinary skills! You’re just the one we’re looking for! Impress our Star Chef Jury  with your favorite recipe! Plus, we are pleased to bring a new sharing experience to you. If you have a favorite or a Parsi  story related to Parsi food you […]

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Lily Has Left the Kitchen: The last Parsi cook in Ahmedabad looks back at better days

In the only place in Ahmedabad where you can get Parsi cuisine outside the home, the last Parsi cook looks back at better days. The kitchen of the Zoroastrian Ladies Cooperative Society (ZLCS), in a busy lane in Khanpur in the walled city of Ahmedabad, is brimming with activity. In a corner of the impeccably […]

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Mumbai’s top Parsi food caterer Tanaz Godiwalla serves up Summer Vine

Mumbai’s top Parsi food caterer Tanaz Godiwalla serves up Summer Vines. Summer Vines once a vision has now come into fruition ! The legendary culinary  expert, Tanaz Godiwalla and Periodontist, Dr. Tanaz Boyce are delighted to have seen their dream turn into a reality. ​ Summer Vines brings together their passion for people, food and […]

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$5 off any paperback cookbook – sale ends August 31, 2017

 Get $5 off any book.  Apply Discount Code “AFDX5BD5” * Sale ends August 31, 2017 Click on image to go to the Amazon Create Space shopping cart.  Next, add the book you want and then apply discount code. Proceed to check out.  Mega sized book with 244 full color pages and over 200 recipes. 8.5″ […]

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Custom made Exquisite Torans and Bead Garlands Book 50% off

Benaifer Amaria’s Traditional Door Hangings Benaifer Amaria and her family have been giving the Parsi community a toran for their money for a while now. “I come from two generations of toran (door hangings) experts,” she tells us. Creating traditional beaded torans for over twenty years, the ladies of the house scourge old cross stitch […]

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Get Parsi Toran Book 50% off

  Bead Garlands 50% off Get $5  book .  Apply Discount Code “AFDX5BD5” * Sale ends August 31, 2017 Paperback Product details Paperback: 30 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Lrg edition (December 3, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1540773922 ISBN-13: 978-1540773920 Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 11 inches eBook Click here for the Sale. eBook Kindle Countdown deal starts at $4.99 […]

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JEWISH AND PARSI CHEESE

  The beetroot, walnut and topli na paneer salad at Sienna café is one of the dishes that offers patrons a taste of the mozzarella-like Parsi cheese. Saturday morning, 11.30 a.m., and Nahoum and Sons, one of Kolkata’s oldest bakeries, in the historic New Market is a hive of activity. It is still owned by the Jewish […]

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Sugar is the ‘alcohol of the child’, yet we let it dominate the breakfast table

by Robert Lustig With kids consuming half their sugar quota first thing, it’s no wonder they’re getting diabetes and liver disease. We have to fight corporate interests. Breakfast is considered by most nutrition experts, including Public Health England, to be the most important meal of the day. It gets your brain and your metabolism going, and […]

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Khurshid Mehta: Turkey Kebabs (little meatballs)

Recently  I met Khurshid Mehta in New York and she is as strong as ever. Khurshid is training to be a Mobedyar. Go Khurshid ! Anna Francese Gass runs a website “Heirloom Kitchen” where she chronicles her cooking escapades with grandmothers. One such grandmother she cooked with is Khurshid Mehta of New York. Anna writes… […]

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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 […]

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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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Direct Book purchase plan gives you a low price on our cookbooks

Exclusively purchase printed / paperback cookbooks directly from this site.                                                                     Direct Link:  http://www.ParsiCuisine.com/cookbooks

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