Khurshid Mehta: From Nonna’s Kitchen – A Trip to Mumbai

Khurshid Mehta: From Nonna’s Kitchen – A Trip to Mumbai

Anna Francese Gass runs a website “Heirloom Kitchen” where she chronicles her cooking escapades with grandmothers. One such grandmother she cooked with is Khurshid Mehta of New York. Anna writes… One of my favorite aspects of cooking with Nonnas is not just the recipes I learn but also the stories behind the food.  Each dish…

Book launches for Dadabhai Naoroij: Selected Private Papers

Book launches for Dadabhai Naoroij: Selected Private Papers

Zoroastrian scholar and our friend Dinyar Patel informs us about a new book he has co-authored, that will be released soon in India. Dinyar writes… In early August, Oxford University Press will be bringing out a volume of selected correspondence from the papers of Dadabhai Naoroji, co-edited by S.R. Mehrotra and me: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/dadabhai-naoroji-9780198076667?cc=us&lang=en& We will…

Salesman held for selling shoes with Parsi religious symbols

Salesman held for selling shoes with Parsi religious symbols

The Tardeo police on Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old salesman from a shop in Heera Panna for selling shoes that had religious symbols of Parsees etched over them. The accused has been booked under section 295(A) of the IPC for deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion…

Cricketer Freddy Sidhwa Has a Dream Run at Lord’s

Cricketer Freddy Sidhwa Has a Dream Run at Lord’s

Septuagenarian Sidhwa’s dream feat at Lord’s Left-arm spinner defies age to take the prize wicket of McCullum Although in his seventies now, Freddy Sidhwa continues to be active on the UAE’s domestic cricket circuit, and he has proved yet again that players with an undying passion and devotion for the game don’t have to give…

Westminster Service Honours Parsi/Irani Soldiers in United Kingdom

Westminster Service Honours Parsi/Irani Soldiers in United Kingdom

A service was held in remembrance of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Somme 1916-2016. Many Indian soldiers sacrificed their lives during this devastating war and 19 Parsi soldiers died on the battlefield of Somme. This article by FIROZA PUNTHAKEY MISTREE appeared first in the Jam-E-Jamshed and was forwarded to us via email by…