November 1, 2018

Jumjoji: Misprint? Mistake? or for real?

Opening of a new Parsi restaurant JUMJOJI at JW Marriott Mumbai next to the airport! Please read the last line of the fine print. What do you think ? Misprint? Mistake? or for real? Jumjoji – The Parsi Diner 😋😋😋 The  First Jumjoji opened in 2012. See article on Parsi Khabar Jumjoji: Parsi Restaurant in […]

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October 22, 2018

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October 19, 2018

Recipe Contest Winner: Goan Stir Fry Prawns

Congratulations to our member Hilda Mascarenhas  of Hildas Touch of Spice The much loved and popular Goan Recheado Masala Paste makes these Goan Stir Fry Prawns delicious. Let your taste buds do a little dance… Enjoy with soft dosas or with your favorite Goan bread. Tastes wonderful with steamed rice too. Bon Appetite #ParsiCuisine Click here to […]

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October 3, 2018

Travel Guide

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August 15, 2018

The humble ‘mawa’ cake

The year 1981 saw the release of Manmohan Desai’s blockbuster Naseeb. While it is Amitabh Bachchan’s famous image of cage-fighting, Kim’s lip-reading talent and Hema Malini’s pink boa that make the film unforgettable for most, I will always associate the film with the beginning of a love affair with the mawa cake. The cake that […]

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August 8, 2018

Bombay Bakery’s Coffee Cake

Looking for Bombay Bakery Coffee Cake Recipe? Why wait for a trip to Hyderabad when you can replicate the famous cake’s recipe at home? 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 […]

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August 7, 2018

Parsi Dairy Farm: Mumbai’s Gold Standard in Milk & Milk-Based Products

I was at a modern food superstore in Bandra, Mumbai’s swish suburb, the other day. I walked past rows of imported gourmet cheeses, pastas and meats when I suddenly spotted a group of blue coloured packs which looked as if they were cheerfully waving at me. A closer inspection showed that they were packs of the homegrown […]

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July 21, 2018

Khao, Piyo, Maja Karo: Explore the Parsi mantra with Kunal Vijayakar

#MaskaMaarke: There’s a lot more to Irani Parsi food than bun-maska and berry pulao. This is a rich cuisine that retains its delicious Levantine roots. Which community in India celebrates three birthdays for each person and four New Years per annum? It’s the Zoroastrian Irani Parsi community. Every Irani Parsi (and I am going to […]

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June 28, 2018

Bahman Mahino Meal

 Bahman mahino is the month (June) when some religious parsis do not eat meat. Fish is allowed for a wholesome diet with vegetables. Recipes: Dry Bhindi (Okra) ~ Grilled/Sauteed Basa Fish Fillets ~ ~ Tareli Vengna ni pori (fried brinjal slices) ~ ~ Vaghareli Khichri ~  

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June 6, 2018

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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