20 Days of Delicious Indian Recipes
November 22, 2011 • Spiritual Adventures
We are looking forward to our spiritual and culinary adventure in India that will be taking place this coming February. As part of gearing up for that adventure we will be sharing 20 delicious Indian recipes over 20 week days. So stay tuned for this and you’ll be seeing the first recipe in a day or two.
I’d also like to take this opportunity to introduce Markley Boyer. Markley will be one of our guides on our upcoming spiritual and culinary adventure in India plus a guest blogger over the next few months. He’ll also a be contributing recipes to our 20 Days of Delicious Indian Recipes.
Here’s a little more about Markley.
Markley has traveled to India frequently over the last 20 years, often with his wife Lindsay. Initially drawn to the country by its food, he has become interested in all aspects of Indian religion, philosophy and culture. Markley will guide our exploration of Tamil cuisine, helping to put the food traditions of South India into context and to understand the fundamental ingredients, cooking techniques and use and blending of the characteristic spice mixtures.
He has traveled extensively in Tamil Nadu and sought out unusual local recipes and ingredients from hotel chefs, street vendors and household cooks. He has studied Indian cooking with numerous teachers, both in India and in the US, and is particularly interested in the historical development of Indian regional cuisines. He is currently working on a book about Indian food.
Recently, he helped set up a project to digitize thousands of palm leaf manuscripts in the collection of the French Insitiute in Pondicherry.
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