Ayurvedic Cooking Class

 

Enjoy participating in creating an Ayurvedic dinner beginning at 5:30pm every Saturday evening. Dinner is served at 7pm. 

  • Let food be your medicine

  • Discover the 6 Ayurvedic tastes - sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent and astringent

  • Conscious cooking and eating, a meditative experience

  • How to make ghee and cook with spices

  • Learn to prepare vegetable curries and soups

 

Price: $30 includes the class and dinner

 

The Six Tastes of Ayurveda:

Sweet: oils, sugar, milk, butter, ice cream, wheat, oats, rice

Sour: cheese, yogurt, lemon juice, citrus and sour fruits, vinegar, alcohol, fermented foods

Salty: salt

Bitter: leafy greens, lettuce, tonic water, turmeric, fenugreek, eggplant

Pungent: cayenne, peppers, ginger, cumin, spicy foods

Astringent: legumes (beans and lentils), pears, apples, potatoes, persimmons, cranberries, pomegranates

 

Tastes to Pacify Doshas:

Vata: sweet, sour and salty

Pitta: bitter, astringent and sweet

Kapha: bitter, astringent and Pungent

 

If you are unsure of your Ayurvedic body type the following guidelines are helpful:

In cold, dry weather, favor sweet, sour and salty tasting foods - balance vata

In cool, wet weather, favor bitter, pungent and astringent foods - balance kapha

In hot weather, favor sweet, astringent and bitter tasting foods - balance pitta

 

 

 

Ayurveda Health Retreat || Est. 2001