Free Press Journal
  • Navratri 2017: What and why to offer bhog

    Navratri in Sanskrit translates to ‘Nine nights’. These nine nights are dedicated to the nine forms of Goddess Durga known as Navdurga. On each of these nights, nine different manifestations of the Goddess is worshipped. The nine forms of Durga are Shailputri, Brahmacharini, Chandarghanta, Kushmanda, Skand Mata, Katyayani, Kaalratri, Mahagauri and Siddhidatri. These goddesses are pleased with special offerings, called as bhog, that has their own significance. Here is a day-wise list of

  • National Nutrition Week 2017: The how, when and what of eating

    While the government organises Nation Nutrition Week to spread awareness on diet and nutrients, Pritha Banerjee points out that it’s not just what we eat but also how and when we eat that matters.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 2017: Modak with a twist

    It’s Ganesh Chaturthi and sweet shops in the city are flooded with sweets and savouries, especially ‘Modaks’ – the favourite food of the elephant god. Lord Ganesha and modak are synonymous. We love modaks all year around but they are the need of the hour for all the 11 days and cannot be avoided how much we try. With due respect to the traditional steamed and fried modaks, if you had enough

  • This is how foodies can enjoy a guilt-free Ganesh Chaturthi

    The foodie in you must be overjoyed but, one can’t ignore the health hazards associated with festive foods. Aishwarya Parameshwaran lists few tips which can make your festival both fun and healthy

  • Brewhouse cafe

    Brew House Open Kitchen to serve cuisines by home chefs this weekend

    Curated by popular home-chefs Rhea Mitra- Dalal (Euphorhea Kitchen), Gitika Saikia (Gitika’s PakGhor) and Madhumita Pyne (Insomniac Cook), Brew House Open Kitchen brings cuisines from the North East and all over the world. The home-chefs have been feeding the city delicious cuisines from their own kitchen since a long time. On the menu will be some of their signature dishes perfectly paired with the cocktails.

  • Best Parsi Food Restaurants in Mumbai

    Get set for a gastronomical adventure through the foothills of the Parsi cuisine as KHUSHNUMA JABULEE takes you through some of the best Parsi eateries.

  • Parsi New Year Special: Khavanu, Pivanu, Majja Ni Life!

    “Eat drink and be merry” is the Parsi motto. So, when it comes to this auspicious day, greeting in the New Year with hearty food and celebratory galore is something all Bawa’s wholeheartedly do, says Farhana Madar.

  • Eat salads to stay healthy

    Dig into some scrumptious salad with these easy-to-make-at-home recipes