Tag: parsi food

Whats’s Cooking, Bawa? A Look Inside The Parsi Kitchen

This article was first published in The Indian Express in August 2018.   Days before the Parsi New Year, Navroze, the phone lines at Mumbai-based five-decade-old Katy’s Kitchen are buzzing for orders. Over the years, the business has managed to maintain a loyal clientele of Parsis and non-Parsis alike, with the former ordering traditional dishes,

Continue reading

Postcards From Persia: Sodabottleopenerwaala

If you have grown up in Mumbai or even visited the city, one thing that you possibly wouldn’t have missed are the legendary Parsi and Irani cafes of the cityParsi and Irani cafes of the city. From the much talked-about Leopold Cafe to the relatively lesser-known Cafe Ideal, Kyani and Co. and Cafe Colony in the Dadar Parsi

Continue reading

Jamva Chalo Dikra! : Bits From The Parsi Food Trail

The only Parsi connection that I had till yesterday was that of an old Godrej refrigerator which once enjoyed a prime place in my family and the Tata tea which is part of our earlier talked about ‘chai pe charcha.’ So when I received a mail saying that I had the privilege to be part of

Continue reading