Steamed dumplings and banjaan borane: Afghani food in Oz

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The Ayubi family fled Afghanistan during the Cold War and immigrated to Australia. For the last decade, their restaurant Parwana has been a coveted reservation in Adelaide. Drawing on influences from the surrounding geography, Durkhanai Ayubi describes Afghan cuisine as familiar but different. She shares the restaurant recipes in “ Parwana .”

Farida Ayubi is the matriarch and backbone of the Ayubi family and kitchen. Their restaurant is Parwana in Adelaide, Australia. Photo courtesy of Interlink Books



Evan Kleiman