January 25, 2017

Parsi Cuisine Cookbooks

Mega Cookbook: Manna of the 21st Century  Paperback 8.5″ x 11″ ISBN-10: 1499730284 ISBN-13: 978-1499730289         Parsi Cuisine Book Series (10 Books) Indian Parsi Kitchen ISBN/EAN13: 1535410132 / 9781535410137 Page Count: 84 Binding Type: 6 x 9 inches  $5.99   Pickles Chutneys and Preserves  Paperback 8.5″ x 11″ ISBN-10: 149612412X ISBN-13: 978-1496124128 […]

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December 29, 2016

From the Kushti Experts

Every time one buys a new Kushti, one wonders on the question : “How long does one need to buy?” A Kushti is measured on a Gaj basis; a Gaj being approx. 27″ long. Kushti are sold on Gaj + quarter, half and three-fourth lengths.. It is mentioned that besides the 3 rounds on ones waist, one […]

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December 4, 2016

Head over to TAJ Lands End for fine dining

DINING From hearty Italian, to aromatic Indian to the piquant spices of fine Chinese, fine-dining restaurants at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, will make you travel the world. Savour each unique recipe perfected.     Whether it’s cooking up innovative dishes or infusing recipes with genuine flavours, winner of the Best Lady Chef, Amninder Sandhu continues […]

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November 21, 2016

Mumbai: From Parsi to Peshawri (with recipes)

Explore the Irani eateries and Parsi cafes of this diverse city, and you’ll discover that Mumbai is a culinary mecca but Bombay is an emotion, one that’s truly embodied in its food By Audrey Gillan. Published on 17th November 2016 Photo: Crawford Market, Mumbai.  It’s 7am as we move through a door under a peeling […]

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November 17, 2016

Born in 1887, this shop sells all manner of Parsi items.

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November 17, 2016

Motilal Masalawala The best place for Parsi dhana jeera masala.

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November 17, 2016

Belgaum Gheewala, a shop often patronized by Parsis

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November 17, 2016

Vasanu Orders

Hi Friends, We are back with our Parsi Winter special of homemade VASANU with top quality ingredients of dry fruits, spices and pure ghee. Stay warm on cool days with finger licking.. mouth watering yummy soft Vasanu to spread on your toast with a hot cup of desi Chai!! Available for all those who touch […]

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August 2, 2016

Oldie But A Goodie: Creamy Kulfi and Fresh Chhaas at Parsi Dairy Farm

Ten-second Takeaway A much-loved Mumbai favourite, Parsi Dairy Farm has been proudly standing on Princess Street in Marine Lines since 1916, which makes it a century-old establishment here. What Do We Have Here? Parsi Dairy Farm began its journey selling milk, and the best milk around at that, out of the same institution that still stands […]

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June 24, 2016

Persian Icecream: Does this remind you of Kulfi, Falooda ?

Meet the Man Who Introduced Persian Ice Cream to Los Angeles – Chef, Mashti Shirvani Many frozen dessert trends have come and gone—Froyo, Dippin’ Dots, liquid nitrogen-chilled ice cream, to name a few. However, Persian-style ice cream and sorbets are eternal. At least that’s what it seems like when you are sitting at one of […]

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January 31, 2016

Zenobia S. Daver

Thank you dear friends for the overwhelming response & now, we are delivering worldwide. Embroidery Fashion Designer- Authentic hand embroidered Gara sarees, Jablas, Real Zari Kore Sarees. Custom Designed – Wedding Sarees Trousseaus. Website is www.zenobiadavar.com Email – zsdavar@hotmail.com Contact- 9324106568/9869028943  

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July 21, 2015

New fifth branch of SodaWaterBottleOpenerwala (SBOW)

Mumbai, the home ground of Irani cafes and culinary fanatic Parsis, readies to judge a hospitality veteran on nostalgia. Phorum Dalal drops in for chai. Hospitality veteran AD Singh traces his fascination for the Zoroastrian community that totals a minuscule 1,30,000 globally, to his childhood. Hathikhanawala was the surname of a set of family friends, […]

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July 20, 2015

Here’s a sneak peek of Off The Hook, a specialist seafood retail store in Breach Candy

                                by Melissa D’Costa D’Silva Given a choice fishetarians would love to get their hands on the freshest catch of the day, however, considering many don’t have the time to fish for themselves, most rely on local fish markets to get […]

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July 10, 2015

Kayani Bakery, Pune, India

A visit to Kayani Bakery is the tradition in Pune. One must visit at least once if not more and gorge on their delicious Shrewsbury biscuits, creamy cakes, and other confectionary. They also have enough for those who prefer salty stuff. For those who are nostalgic – here are some pictures: The tradition for my […]

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June 20, 2015

The Parsi Trail: Top 7 Parsi Restaurants In Mumbai

Article credit: Meher Mirza of NDTV   The Parsis take their food very seriously. No wonder, since Parsi cuisine perfectly braids together Iranian, Gujarati, British, even Portuguese and Goan influences. Think dhansak with its roots in the gently-spiced meat and rice dishes of Iran, layered with Gujarati spices and dal. Or imagine saas ni macchi, transforming an insipid béchamel […]

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May 13, 2015

Zarin’s Secrets

Zarin’s Secrets, is a venture started by me through which I am trying to revive old Parsee recipes. I have with me, my grand mothers old recipes for Home Made Authentic Masalas as well as Bhakras , chutney for Patra ni Machi , Kolmi No Achchar, Gajar meva nu achchar, Kachi keri no Murabbo and […]

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January 24, 2015 Batasa

The Batasas, Nankhatais and Kahri Biscuits of Dotivala Bakery

Dotivala The ‘Batasas’ Family of Surat UpperCrust visits Dotivala, Surat’s oldest bakery, which is known all over India for its Batasas, Nankhatais and Khari biscuits. WHATEVER you do in Surat, you cannot come away without buying Nankhatai, Batasas and Khari biscuits from the old Dotivala bakery there. It is located on Ardeshir Kotwal Road, Nanpura, […]

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June 23, 2014

On the Parsi food trail – Paris Bakery pit stop

Go where the Parsis go. Here is a comprehensive list of affordable Parsi foodie haunts in and around South Mumbai? A popular pit stop for Parsi goodies is Dhobi Talao’s Paris Bakery Meher Mirza RTIs around town Ratan Tata Institute (RTI) outlets have popped up everywhere. There is one in Holland House in Colaba. You can […]

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