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September 2016

DROP-IN DINNER: Parsi Cuisine of Bombay by Abeda Oturkar

September 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Over 800 years ago, communities of Zoroastrian Persians migrated from Iran and settled along India's West coast. Over time, they adopted many of the customs, dress, and ingredients of their new home, but they also retained some of their Persian heritage, notably in their food. These influences became an integral part of the fabric of Bombay's remarkable culinary traditions. The Parsi community flourished in colonial India, and they embraced many European influences which can also be found in their cuisine.…

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