Meher Mirza

Meher Mirza is an internationally-published food, travel and culture writer based in Mumbai, India. She explores the anthropology of Indian food and culture through a postcolonial prism, with a special focus on her community, the Parsis.

Latest articles

Why India isn't Known For its Alcohol

France has champagne, Japan has sake, Scotland has whiskey. So, why isn't India famous for an alcohol of its own?

Meher Mirza

September 02, 2021

Why India Still Loves Its Multi-Cuisine Restaurants

The Indian “multi-cuisine” — which emerged over 50 years ago — is what happens when your dad wants masala dosa, your grandparents want Hyderabadi biryani, and your sibling wants fettuccine Alfredo.

Meher Mirza

June 10, 2021

The Weight of Parsi Toddy

How an ancient tradition cemented itself in Parsi kitchens, and why it is now fading away.

Meher Mirza

April 14, 2021


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