17 February, 2013
Flavour of the month? The best of Parsi food.Posted in : Traditions on by : Rita Tags: News
This spring, feast on authentic Parsi cuisine with your loved ones. In an effort to uphold and celebrate the Parsi heritageof Kolkata, ITCSonar has organized a 10-day food festival this month, from February 15 to 24. Says Zubin Songadwala, general manager of ITC Sonar, “The Parsi community in Kolkata is pretty prominent and, therefore, in an endeavour to celebrate the culture, we have organized a Parsi food festival. We had hosted a fund raising dinner on February 7, in which members of The Time and Talents Club showcased the rich heritage of the community by turning up in exquisite embroidered garas or saris.” The festival will combine the best of Parsi cuisine (nuts, dry fruit and sweet flavours) with spicy Indian flavours.
Adds Songadwala, “The buffet dinner (which will be available from 7 pm to 11.45 pm) will give our patrons a taste of authentic Parsi cuisine.” What’s more? While non-vegetarians can choose from Gosh-Nu-Dhansak Ne Kabab, Saasni Machhi, Jardaloo-Ma Murghi and Bharuchi Akure, vegetarians can indulge in Tarkari-Nu-Dhansak Ne Kabab, Kharo Papeto and Athelu Paneer. Finish off with the delectable desserts.