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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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 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 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 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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October 19, 2016

Indulge in rich, authentic Parsi cuisine at Parsi Food Festival in Noida

New Delhi: Celebrating the tradition of love for rich and authentic cuisines, the iconic hospitality destination of Delhi-NCR, Radisson Blu MBD Hotel Noida is hosting the much-awaited Parsi Food Festival at their fine dining Indian specialty restaurant, Made In India from the 14th October till 23rd October. Introducing the Parsi cuisine to food enthusiasts, an […]

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October 6, 2016

Global Food Eats – Links

  Peri’s Spice Ladle Aban Kekobad   Cyrus Todiwala  Parsi and Persian Recipes Parsi cuisine recipes for food cooked in Udvada, Devka, Dahanu and Gholvad.  Unusual Chutneys Mumbai Boss: The Chef Behind Godiwalla Caterers Parsi Khabar Home Remedies Guide All About Cuisines. Connecting Cultures Through Food! Wikipedia Parsi Cuisine Of frilly cutlets and wedding custard A […]

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October 6, 2016

Dorabjee & Sons

Pune Camp Area Phone number: 020 26145955 Cuisines Parsi Cost AVERAGE ₹500 for two people (approx.) Cash only Address 845, Dastur Meher Road, Sarbatwalla Chowk, Camp Area, Pune Dorabjee & Sons address, Dorabjee & Sons location Get Directions Highlights Breakfast Delivers Only on Online Ordering Zomato Fulfilled Delivery Authentic Parsi food at pocket friendly prices   https://www.zomato.com/pune/dorabjee-sons-camp-area

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October 5, 2016

Travel: Places for Indian Parsi Fare

Have a safe and happy journey! We welcome pictures if you visit any of these places!

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October 2, 2016

DIWALI ARRIVES EARLY IN USA WITH A STAMP Get Parsi Sweet recipes and supplier

Some Diwali Sweets Suppliers and Recipes: Where to buy unsalted butter in Mumbai ?  – Parsi Dairy Farm White Butter for Mithai, Cakes and Sweets Mithai Kulfi (recipe) Halwa (recipe) DIWALI ARRIVES EARLY IN USA WITH A STAMP FOREVER By Bidisha Roy USPS organized a special function to unveil the Diwali Stamp at the Consulate General of […]

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September 8, 2016

Is there a fabulous Parsi-food cook?

We are wanting to provide a complete Parsi experience at our lovely heritage property, the Parsi Manor, at Matheran. Only food is missing here: ‘Is there a fabulous Parsi-food cook in here? Come over and stay with us at SaffronStays, Parsi Manor, Matheran and help us train our cook in a few signature Parsi dishes […]

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September 4, 2016

The place of Tea in Indian Culture

Indians love tea, they are crazy about it – and they even have a special word for it – chai. India is one of the largest tea growers in the world. Tea is grown in the north and the south – in exotic places like Munnar in Kerala, Darjeeling, Assam, and Nilgiri Mountains. The tea […]

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September 2, 2016

The Batasa Story – Jamshed & Cyrus Dotivala

Recipe of Batasa Is it true that the Dotivala family invented the famous Parsi Batasa ? How and when did this come about? Yes, our forefathers were the inventors of the famous tea time biscuit popularly known as Batasa. It was in the early 1800’s when our forefather Mr. Faramji Pestonji Dotivala joined the Dutch […]

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August 15, 2016

Irani Café 2.0: These young chefs are here to make Parsi food cool again

by Meenakshi Iyer, Hindustan Times, Mumbai Since its opening in Gurgaon two years ago, SodaBottleOpenerWala (SBOW) has enjoyed good reviews from patrons and critics alike. Whether it is the décor — complete with a make-believe family tree of Rustom SodaBottleOpenerWala (the Parsi mascot who appears on plates, coasters and stirrers) — or the menu, that […]

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