Returning to tantalize your taste buds, Festival Accès Asie will once again host its popular culinary component. On Sunday, May 21st from 3 to 5 pm, the ever charming Veena Gokhale will present her workshop, Sizzling Spices, Sacred Stories – A Discovery of Indian Culinary Arts, at MAI (Montréal arts interculturels).
Let yourself be seduced by this multisensory Indian culinary event. Discover the rich variety of Indian spices as you learn how they are uniquely used in this cuisine. Listen to ancient legends like the story of Annapurna, Hindu goddess of Nourishment. Gokhale creates a warm ambiance with Indian stories, rituals, photos, and music while you learn the secrets of cooking Indian food and taste some delicious morsels as well. Taste, see, listen, touch, smell and enjoy this fun Indian culinary trip!
Born into a vegetarian family in India, Veena Gokhale is a talented journalist, writer, environmentalist, non-profit professional, and educator who specializes in Indian cooking. Gokhale introduces the world of Indian food and culture to all who wish to discover it. As teacher and storyteller, Gokhale provides a culture rich and friendly ambience at her cooking classes where you get hands-on experience creating easy, healthy, vegetarian dishes that don’t compromise on yumminess. www.veenago.com/slurrrrp
Veena Gokhale – Indian Food Instructor