Norooz is the traditional Iranian new year celebrated in many countries and regions such as Iran, Northern Iraq, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Albania, Georgia, the countries of Central Asia such as Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. it is also celebrated among various other Iranian and Turkic people in Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, India, Northwestern China, the Caucasus, the Crimea, and the Balkans.
Monthly Archives: March 2011
Given that her book is considered a Bible by foodies around the globe, she’s got fans from at least three generations if not more! Parsi cookbook author Jeroo Mehta has certainly made life easier. Her book “101 Parsi Recipes”, which first came out in 1973 was an instant success. In 2008, a revised edition was published by Popular Prakashan. Last year again, a new edition of the cookbook hit the stands.
“When the book was out in 1973, it was the first cookbook in India to have colour pictures. I refused to settle for black and white pictures because I didn’t want a delicacy like Dhansak to look like a mound of mud twirling in some lumpy dal,” she laughs, as she recalls.
Here is the programme for the 10th year celebrations of the Ustad Saheb Behramshah Nowroji Shroff Daremeher. Let me know if you are interested.
Ervad Marzban J. Hathiram