Pop with Amrita Sondhi’s ayurvedic flavours
New recipes from a Vancouverite – well a Bowen Island-erite!
The yam soup kicks ass and is easy to make.
The coconut mint chutney and cilantro mint chutney add marvelous pops with Indian curries and spelt chapatis (mine turned out like cardboard but I ate them anyway).
Try the raw date and currant chutney with roast chicken and yams.
Save yourself a panic attack and puree the raw ginger and carrot soup in a blender not a food processer. It looks more like a soup that way.
Then let the softness of the apple and cheese muffins melt away your worries.
The second book could have been enhanced with more of the dish images, rather than, for instance a ginger root photo next to the raw ginger and carrot soup recipe. Perhaps too, some extra steps for novices like me to avoid chapati disasters.
Both books introduce Ayurvedic principles to help you understand and choose the best dishes for your nature. So if you’re easily anxious (like me), ground yourself with warm, calming dishes. Or if you are the short tempered type, come to ease with cooling dishes.