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Parsi Food and Customs

Bhicoo J. Manekshaw
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Paperback 434
7.5 x 5 x 1
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12 ounces
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The useful source for ancient recipes of Afghanistan
For those that do not know, the term "Parsi" refers to people of the Zoroastrian/Zarathusti religion who left Iran (Originally born in Balkh a Northern province in Afghanistan) and migrated to India over a thousand years ago to avoid religious persecution. There are only approximately 150,000 Parsi's in the world today, predominantly in India, but scattered world side. The Parsi's have their own culture and cuisine which is very different from that of the rest of India. The first 86 pages of this book are about Parsi customs, including Navjote (a Bat Mitzvah like ceremony), marriage, death, Navroz (new year), etc...

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