April 20, 2017

Food Sustainability at New York’s Graffiti Earth Restaurant

Chef Jehangir Mehta Gives Us a Taste of His New Restaurant in New York – Graffiti Earth MEHTA: About 20 to 30 % of food is wasted per year! Creativity is in Graffiti Earth’s Menu Farm to Table Eating: Example salads, soups made from farm purchased food. Watch the New York Cheddar TV Show:   […]

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April 19, 2017

British, Portuguese and French influences on Parsi Cuisine in India

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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April 9, 2017

Restaurant: Curry Paradise Indian Cafe – West Sacramento

If you happen to travel to Sacramento California and ask any one where one finds a good restaurant serving Parsi food, they will tell you not to miss the restaurant operated by Dinyar Noshir Anklesaria. by Aspi Ustad – Vancouver, Canada He is a name synonymous with Parsi Food in Northern California. People who know […]

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January 30, 2017

Fish wrapped in Banana Leaf with delicious Chutney: Parsi Patra ni Maachi

While vacationing in Dahanu a couple of years back, and driving back to Gujarat from the Maharashtra state. I saw fisher women selling promfrets, pronounced locally as pamplets on the roadside. Dahanu is a coastal town and a municipal council in Palghar district in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is located 110 km from Mumbai […]

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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 27, 2017

Know Your Food: Parsi Cuisine At A Glance

Jamva chaloji We all know how the lovely Parsi community came to the Indian subcontinent, but we seldom adore the culinary offerings of their underrated cuisine. With influences from Azerbaijani, Kurdish and Turkish cuisines, it’s intriguing how such a huge chunk stays unexplored. Chicken Farcha@Sodabottle Openerwala, New Delhi Chicken Farcha Move over fried chicken; Farcha […]

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January 26, 2017

Heritage and History of the Parsis of India

by Ashdeen Lilaowala “Behold, the flag of independent India is born! It has been made sacred by the blood of young Indians who sacrificed their lives in its honour. In the name of this flag, I appeal to lovers of freedom all over the world to support this struggle.” – Bhikaji Rustom Cama (1861-1936) These profound […]

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January 11, 2017

Bombay Bakery’s Coffee Cake

by Bisma Tirbizi Nostalgia is a beautiful thing — it comes with editing, and our brain selectively remembers only the very wonderful. One memory I cherish is the legendary coffee cake from the famed Bombay Bakery in Hyderabad. Abu was a marketing executive at a German multinational, the times were the glorious ’70s and ’80s, […]

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January 9, 2017

Dishoom Restaurant

In Edinburgh, Shoreditch, King’s Cross, Carnaby, Covent Garden 2017 News Well, it’s nearly over. 2016 has been a real piece of work, and as the year draws to a close, we’ve had a chance to think a little about what it all meant and how it felt. In the meantime, we wish you and your […]

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January 8, 2017

Catering by Chef Gulrukh Irani

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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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December 3, 2016

Foodie Alert: Parsi Manor Food Festival

Khavanu, Pivanu is Majja ni Life! To celebrate this spirit, we bring to you the Parsi Manor Food Festival. Scrumptious Parsi dishes + Weekend stay at a Parsi heritage villa = An experience you don’t want to miss! Highlights: > Feast on a Special Menu curated by Parsi HomeChef & published author Ms. Gulrukh Irani […]

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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

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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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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October 25, 2016

Back to the future

Once it was the luxury home of Indian aristocrats who counted the royal family among their friends. But today the 40-bedroom mansion of shipping magnate Sir Dhunjibhoy and Lady Bomanji appears to be trapped in a time warp, having been untouched for more than a quarter of a century. It has been sold in a […]

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October 21, 2016

What Will Brexit Mean for Food in the UK?

How restaurants and agriculture could be affected Brexit: The strange portmanteau has dominated headlines for the past week as the entire world watched and waited — would the UK stay part of the European Union, or would it go out on its own? This morning America woke up to learn that a majority of citizens […]

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October 21, 2016

There’s a curry angle: Should the UK leave Europe?

Here’s one way those in favor of a “Brexit” are hoping to drum up support by using the UK’s national dish. Owners of some of Britain’s popular curry houses have complained that strict EU immigration rules have made it tough to hire new chefs from Bangladesh and India. Curry restaurants in Britain say they generate more than […]

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