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.
Tamil Nadu, the land of the Tamils, was dominated by the Dravidian culture for 2500 years. The cuisine is distinctly different from that of the north, and is based primarily on rice rather than wheat and an abundant use of coconut. With a largely vegetarian population like much of India, Tamil Na...Read More
Madurai’s Meenakshi Temple in South India, Hinduism’s grandest citadel to the goddess, is a sacred place of pilgrimage for Hindus the world over and one of the most famous temples in India. This temple, centuries old and hand carved out of granite, covers an area of 16.5 acres. In Mad...Read More
An invitation to join Jasmine Grace on a Vedic Adventure in South India from Nov 29 to Dec 10, 2017. “On my upcoming fifth trip to India, I feel it is a deep honor to guide beautiful beings through the soul-stirring and beautiful land of India. In true Dandapani style, this is no ordinary yoga&he...Read More
Every year I conduct a retreat in Asia which is open to the public. These journeys are opportunities for people to get away from their daily routines, study with me in a deeper way and embark on a journey of self-transformation. In February of 2017 I’ll be guiding a group of individuals on ...Read More