Meher Mirza

Meher Mirza is an independent food, culture and travel writer based in Mumbai. She explores the history and sociology of Indian food and culture through a postcolonial prism, with a special focus on her community, the Parsis.

The hearth of the matter

A writer's personal reckoning with ancestral kitchens and the ways in which we occupy them.

Feb 25, 2022

Latest Articles

Still standing

Old Delhi’s Hazrat Shah Waliullah Public Library.

Social surveillance

The impact of social media platforms in the global South.

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.