Month: November 2009 Articles

Think value, think vintage

Luxury is now about a different idea, an out-of-the-world experience, not just products and names… This week I am in Bombay where, between interviewing the Chief Minister and an encounter specialist who survived 26/11 (but still has a bullet lodged...

Dorabjee & Sons: Flavours of the Past

Going to Dorabjee’s is like stepping into the pages of a Farrukh Dhondy short story (many of which were set here, in the gullies of Sarbatwala Chowk). In fact, looking around, we could swear we...

All Parsi Quiz Results Announced

Team Flashy consisting of Homiar Hathiram, Farhad Choksi and Eric Mehta won the Annual All - Parsi Quiz contest took place on Sunday Novermber 22, 2009 at the Rustom Baug Pavilion. There were twenty...

Neville Wadia: World’s Oldest T20 Centurion

He is a grandfather and yet Neville Wadia's passion for cricket at the age of 63 is never-ending. He has been playing cricket for over 40 years now. Some six months ago, he achieved something...

A Vegetarian Parsi

By Rakshande Italia / Inside TORONTO DESI DIALOGUES: Turning vegetarian leaves a pleasant taste on the palate The past 15 days have been one of my most testing times. That's because I decided to...

Parsi athletes shine at World Masters Games

The rough football ground of Dadar Parsi Gymkhana is cultivating rare laurels. Two middle-aged neighbours have won India a gold and a silver medal at the prestigious World Masters Games held in...

Akuri: Eggsciting recipes

One of my favourite breakfast preparations is scrambled eggs, even higher on the scale of delicacy, is the akuri, a much underrated dish. Akuri means egg curry in its most basic sense.It is like...

Parsi Memories: Chom-e-shvaa

By Rusi Sorabjee In our scriptures there is a mention that 'it was obligatory, as thanks-giving' to save a bit of the meal at the end for the dog - during Sassanian times, it was called the...