Month: March 2014 Articles

Boman Kohinoor of Britannia Restaurant: In conversation

Rajarshi Ray writes… On a visit to Britannia Restaurant in Ballard Estate, sometime in December 2011, a chat with Mr. Boman Kohinoor, opened up a lot of stories behind the Parsi and Irani cafes in Mumbai. Mr. Kohinoor, a second generation owner of...

Jamshedi Navroze 2014

On the occasion of Jamshedi Navroze 2014, we would like to wish all our readers Navroze Mubarak !! The Haftseen table below is laid out at Mehernaaz, Shovir and Ava Irani’s home in Mumbai, India...

Adi Dastur: Obituary

Ardeshir Rustom Dastur passed away on Friday January 17 after a valiant struggle following complications of strokes. Leaving his loving wife Renate, his sister Nergez Mehta Mumbai and niece and...

Decoding Religion: Zoroastrianism

Ancient Persian faith perseveres today despite declining populations, limited presence on campus In an effort to further understand UTD’s diverse popluation, what follows is part one in a four-part...

Navroze Around The World

For most people across the world, March 20th signifies little more than early morning rush hours, household chores and office deadlines to meet. They go about their business as per usual which — if...

Cooking with Perzen Patel

The blogger and entrepreneur who runs Bawibride.com cooks her grandmother’s prawn curry recipe just in time for Navroze Mamaiji’s secret Perzen Patel is exactly the kind of woman I never want to...

Threads of partnership

Friends and collaborators Bina Rao and Villoo Mirza are bound by their passion for handlooms Bina Rao of Hyderabad-based Creative Bee foundation and Villoo Mirza of SEWA (Self Employed Women’s...