Food and Beverage Articles

What existed before Kayani Bakery at Poona at that spot?

What existed before Kayani at Poona at that spot?Who doesn’t know Kayani Bakery? People come from all over the country to buy their goodies.But who knows what existed before Kayani? Any guesses? Here is part of a lovely story penned by Chinmay...
Aur, Irani chai

Aur, Irani chai

Zoroastrian, Shia Muslim (Yazdi and Shirazi) and Baha’i Iranian migrants, and of course the Palanpur-hailing Cheliyas, have been feeding this city for over a century with cheap eats and colourful...

What is Dhansak

What is Dhansak

And more importantly what it is not !! Our dear friend and award winning cookbook author and chronicler of Parsi foods and recipes Niloufer Mavalwala has written about the iconic Parsi Dish Dhansak....

Cillie’s  : Hidden gems of Karachi

Cillie’s : Hidden gems of Karachi

Situated inside a 100-year-old house on Parsi Colony, Karachi, Cillie’s looks nothing like a mainstream confectionery yet immediately gives a warm homely feeling. Though the business started in a...

Welcome to My Parsi Party

Welcome to My Parsi Party

Welcome to My Parsi PartyParsis revel in their reputation as hedonistic gourmands. Every gathering, celebration, religious occasion, and even loss is marked by food. Writer Sabrina Medora shares...

Perzen Patel on Radio New Zealand

Perzen Patel on Radio New Zealand

Our dear friend Perzen Patel was recently featured on Radio New Zealand. Per RNZ… NZ Made: Perzen Patel of Dolly Mumma Each week we talk to a small New Zealand business and this week we're talking...

The ritual of Parsi ‘choi’

The ritual of Parsi ‘choi’

The ritual of Parsi ‘choi’ Tea time is an indulgent affair for Parsis. Come evening, a full tea service is laid out complete with snacks and bone china crockery Article by  Aravinda...

In My Kitchen: Perzen Patel

In My Kitchen: Perzen Patel

Our dear friend and amazing chef, entrepreneur and now Kiwi Podcaster Perzen Patel a.k.a Bawi Bride featured in Eat Well New ZealandPerzen is happiest when she is at the intersection of cooking...

The story of Vividh Vaani

The story of Vividh Vaani

How a Gujarati cookbook came to symbolise love and gratitude during the bubonic plague in Bombay As I joined the cricket fans milling out of the Brabourne Stadium on a crisp Mumbai...