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Perzen Patel

Food and Travel Blogger

Bawi and a lover of food since birth, Perzen Patel is The Bawi Bride. When she is not eating or travelling, Perzen writes about cooking Parsi food, runs a catering service that offers Parsi delicacies and organises Parsi food workshops and pop-ups. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @BawiBride. For more information check out her website.

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5 Not-So-Obvious Treasures To Discover In New Zealand's South Island

Many think that two days in NZ as part of an Aussie holiday is more than enough. And, I had smoke coming out of my ears when I heard another tourist boast that they'd "done" South Island after their three-day stay in Queenstown. From adventure sports to walking trails to natural wonders, the island has a lot more to offer. Of course, not all of us are blessed with lengthy time-offs so here's a round-up of some of the most awesome places here.
07/12/2015 9:06 AM IST
Perzen Patel

10 Novelties To Look Out For In The Markets Of Guangzhou

From squawking chickens to colourful mounds of roasted spices, markets offer a great sneak peek into a country's produce, what the locals love to eat and of course how its people shop. It's for this reason that when I found myself in Guangzhou, I decided to go explore the markets of Liwan. The Chinese are great believers in natural remedies and this really shone through in the market. Here are 10 cool things I spotted that really made the Liwan market stand out for me.
01/10/2015 8:13 AM IST
Perzen Patel

5 Reasons Why Food-Lovers Must Visit Udvada

Proud Parsi that I am, I like visiting Udvada for quite another reason - the food! This has to be the only town where you can feast like a king on all kinds of Parsi food without having to wait for that elusive Parsi wedding invite.
04/02/2015 8:19 AM IST