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Anahita Dhondy

Anahita Dhondy

Anahita Dhondy is former chef/partner SodaBottleOpenerWala, the Bombay Irani Café and Bar chain that promotes Parsi cuisine. A passionate cook since the age of 10 and Le Cordon Bleu Grand Diplome holder, she has won several awards and accolades, including featuring on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list 2019. This is her first book.


The Parsi Kitchen

Anahita Dhondy in conversation with Roshni Bajaj Sanghvi

JLF First Edition is delighted to host the virtual launch of Anahita Dhondy’s work, The Parsi Kitchen, published by Harper Collins India.

Chef, restaurateur and writer Anahita Dhondy’s food memoir, The Parsi Kitchen, is a tribute to her heritage, her love for food and documents her contemporary take on Parsi cuisine. In this beautifully photographed collection of memory, recipes and stories, Dhondy traces her family history, their travels and the culinary gems they have developed and enhanced through generations. In a session of food, memory and nostalgia, she speaks to writer Roshni Bajaj Sanghvi on Parsi cuisine and the intrinsic role it plays in her community.