My Bombay Kitchen Traditional and Modern Parsi Home Cooking The Persians of antiquity were renowned for their lavish cuisine and their never ceasing fascination with the exotic These traits still find expression in the cooking of India s rapidly dwindling Pars

  • Title: My Bombay Kitchen: Traditional and Modern Parsi Home Cooking
  • Author: Niloufer King
  • ISBN: 9780520249608
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Persians of antiquity were renowned for their lavish cuisine and their never ceasing fascination with the exotic These traits still find expression in the cooking of India s rapidly dwindling Parsi population descendants of Zoroastrians who fled Persia after the Sassanian empire fell to the invading Arabs The first book published in the United States on Parsi food wrThe Persians of antiquity were renowned for their lavish cuisine and their never ceasing fascination with the exotic These traits still find expression in the cooking of India s rapidly dwindling Parsi population descendants of Zoroastrians who fled Persia after the Sassanian empire fell to the invading Arabs The first book published in the United States on Parsi food written by a Parsi, this beautiful volume includes 165 recipes and makes one of India s most remarkable regional cuisines accessible to Westerners In an intimate narrative rich with personal experience, the author leads readers into a world of new ideas, tastes, ingredients, and techniques, with a range of easy and seductive menus that will reassure neophytes and challenge explorers.

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    1. unbelievable book on parsi cookingwritten by this elderly totally parsi lady called niloufer ichaporia king who is an anthorpologist and foodie, who knew that chez panisse celebrates jamshedji navroz everyear based on menus by the author?


    2. Niloufer Ichiaporia King, My Bombay Kitchen: Traditional and Modern Parsi Cooking (University of California Press, 2007)I was looking for an Indian cookbook. I am often looking for an Indian cookbook; if I only had to survive on one kind of food for the rest of my life, Indian would be my first choice (though Cambodian might give it a run for its money). Besides, if you want to bulk up the book count in a given year, there are few better ways to do that than cookbooks. In that regard, My Bombay [...]


    3. 4 stars only because I do like my cookbooks to have glossy photos, and this has none. Still, lots of stories in the introductions to the recipes, lots of food anthropology (I like), and the one recipe I tried, "Mother's Wobbly Cauliflower Custard," (++ points for awesome name) was unique, tasty, and the reality matched the expectations I had after reading the recipe. I've marked down several more as must-tries. That's what I ask of a cookbook.




    4. Wonderful book: fantastic recipes, delightful writing about Parsi history and foodways, and about the author's own family.


    5. Haven't cooked out of yet, but very much looking forward to it. I read it to cover to cover like I did Mastering the Art of French Cooking. The recipes look yummy & I love the history in it.


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