Cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century”


Parsi Cuisine

Authored by Rita Kapadia

Written for today’s generation of cooks and food enthusiasts, the cookbook “Parsi Cuisine Manna of the 21st Century” provides a treasure trove of recipes, along with an immersive cultural experience for those seeking to understand this ancient and timeless cuisine of India.

With classical and regional Parsi / Parsee recipes as well as an introduction to Parsi heritage, history, and culture.

The book’s full color photographs, 200 Recipes and 239 pages are intertwined with descriptions of ancient and modern Parsi ceremonies, poetry, folktales, travelogue excerpts and anecdotes.

Many of the recipes are the original dishes cooked by Parsi women and men “babarchis” (Chefs) from popular Indian cities of Surat, Navsari, Bharuch, Bombay(now Mumbai), Pune, Ahmedabad, Delhi and Bangalore. Cookbook helps bring to life and preserving cuisine that may otherwise be lost forever. 

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