April 14, 2019 Here comes the gourmet granny

Here comes the gourmet granny

‘Granny Sathe Jamwanu’ is a Parsi feast not to be missed. Recipes are linked complements of this ParsiCuisine.com site. Of the five ladies, 93-year-old Perin B Dittia is the eldest. She is dressed in a blue sari, her pearl necklace has blue stones to match her sari and a white-dotted blue hair-band keeps her silky […]

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January 10, 2019 Recipe Contest Winner: Pav Bhaji

Recipe Contest Winner: Pav Bhaji

Congratulations to our member Erik Treasuryvala for his Pav Bhaji Masala and Pav Bhaji recipes. Erik says – Pav Bhaji has its origins in the civil war of America in the 1860s. Read more here… Erik is a member of the Facebook Parsi Cuisine (PC) group and regularly shares his creations with us. I am […]

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January 7, 2019 Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri – Tal Papra

Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri – Tal Papra

by Ervad Marzban Hathiram Editor’s Note: Sweet and Crispy Parsi Puri stays for a long time like a month. It is fondly called Tal Papra. Made from sesame seeds (Tal), cardamom and nutmeg powder, and caraway seeds. As I get ready for a very important prayer day tomorrow, here’s an old recipe not very commonly made today.. […]

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November 1, 2018 Jumjoji: Misprint? Mistake? or for real?

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 TripAdvisor


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October 19, 2018 Recipe Contest Winner: Goan Stir Fry Prawns

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

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August 15, 2018 The humble ‘mawa’ cake

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

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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