Pune’s Kayani Bakery to reopen

BACK IN BUSINESS: Rustom Kayani, one of the owners of Pune’s iconic Kayani Bakery, conducts prayers before the wood-fired furnace that bakes the outlet’s famous Shrewsbury biscuits. The establishment will reopen on Saturday after being shut for 45 days following verbal orders for closure from the Pune Cantonment Board over the issue of trade licence. […]

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THE DISAPPEARING CUISINE OF AN ANCIENT RELIGION: Mumbai’s beloved Parsi restaurants are struggling to survive.

  The Britannia Parsi restaurant in Mumbai Inside Brittania & Co. DOMINIC SANSONI IT ALL BEGAN WITH A milkshake. After the Arab conquest of Persia in the mid seventh century, adherents to Zoroastrianism, which may be the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, fled their ancestral home. Piling into boats and carrying their sacred fire with them, they landed […]

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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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Jehangir Mehta is named by the famed Michelin as NYC’s most sustainable chef

Meet the Most Sustainable Chef in NYC: Jehangir Mehta Jehangir Mehta is named by the famed Michelin as NYC’s most sustainable chef guide.michelin.com | Oct 30th 2017 “I almost say you can compare umami to the first time seeing someone you really love,” says Jehangir Mehta, chef/owner of Graffiti Earth in New York City’s TriBeCa […]

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Chopped N’ Stewed: Kaiser Lashkari of Himalaya Restaurant

  By Alexa Crenshaw Located in the Olympic Center shopping strip directly off of Hillcroft and Southwest Freeway, right at the Mahatma Gandhi District, Himalaya Restaurant & Catering is perched atop a mountain of its own sage prestige. Open since 2004, the restaurant remains unassuming, even with its walls decked in great professional reviews. Photo: Blair […]

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