Spices add flavour to our food and are packed with nutrition to nourish our body.
In this online class, you will get to know about the spices that can be used for everyday cooking. We will start with a short introduction to get to know each other. During the introduction, you will get an opportunity to show the spices that you have.
After the introductions, we will first talk about the basic spices - different types of salt, pepper, turmeric, clove, cinnamon, cardamom (green and black), bay leaf and cumin seeds. You will learn about their contribution to aroma, taste and colour. You will also learn how to best use these spices in your everyday cooking. I will demonstrate the ways you can become familiar with these spices using a banana or an apple, tomato, boiled potatoes, lemon and yoghurt.
After that, I will introduce you to the rest of the spices. We will cover as many spices as we can in 90 min. I will prefer to talk about the spices that you have in your kitchen so you can immediately start using them. You will learn that all spices have some health benefits. I will also share some real-life stories about how Indian household uses the spices. You will be amazed to know how spices play a bigger role in Indian culture and have their applications beyond the kitchen.