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#Home Chefs Matter at Taj Lands End

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Attended my first food conference!! Organised by FBAI, I discovered it's not just about food!! It's about learning a way of life!! Home Chefs are an important part of the food industry.They form a link between outside food and home.We might eat out but at the end of the day,most people crave ghar ka khana.No wonder that even hotels are holding home chef pop-ups.
Missed the first few lectures but was in time for Rushina's where she narrated her life story.She encouraged the new home chefs to have faith and face all the trials and tribulations,knowing that there will be a rainbow at the end.She has no degree in food but has still managed to reach up there in the food circuit,thanks to her passion and dedication




Next was the dynamic Munaf Kapadia of The Bohri Kitchen who left a successful job in the corporate world to start a company that was based on his mother's cooking.They started at home with people writing in to request a meal which they priced low initially.He use…

A Potluck for Multiple Celebrations

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There were several reasons we meet in early August.It was a day before Shravan started and is called as Gattari Amavasya as people indulge in food and alcohol before embarking on the Shravan fast.The word Gattari as some fall into the gutter :D Fortunately none of us did as we aren't much of drinkers.This time our potluck was at Rushina's A Perfect Bite Cook Studio which was also celebrating 4 years.I remember visiting the studio when it started.Seems so long ago! Attended several exciting events after that! We were also celebrating Perzen Darukhanawala Patel's baby shower and Zinobia Schroff's birthday.The picture credit for the delightful picture above goes to Sarita Khisty.In the foreground is a typical Parsi sweet made for baby showers


Perzen is also known as Bawi Bride and Zinobia is well known for her pickles including Fish Roe Pickle.The most touching part was when Kurush,Zinobia and Perzen sang the Parsi anthem as Perzen cut the cakes that Bimba Nayak and Pia …