Shashi's Indian Cooking Classes Shashi's Indian Cooking Classes Shashi's Indian Cooking Classes

Updated Fall-Winter 2018 Schedule! Have a look at the updated class and half-day workshop schedule -- for more information, please contact us ASAP! (September 7, 2018)

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"I've always wanted to learn how to cook Indian food but I just don't know where to start!"

Does that sound like you? Are you in love with Indian food but can't tell the difference between garam masala and jeera? Learn to cook vegetarian Indian food from an Indian chef with over 30 years of cooking experience and over 15 years of teaching experience!

Classes are affordably priced and take place right in the heart of Toronto! Have a look at our upcoming class schedule page and find a class that fits with your lifestyle.

Who? Read Shashi's profile
What? Find out what the class teaches
When? Check our Schedule page
Where? Classes take place right in the heart of Toronto, Ontario!
(sorry classes only offered in Canada currently)
Why? Vegetarian food is the way of the future! It promotes a healthier way of life not to mention its ecological and moral benefits. Have a look at our links page to find excellent sources of information on vegetarianism.

What to know more? Ready to register? Contact us by one of the methods listed on the Contact Us page.

An array of delicacies will be prepared, using ancient Ayurvedic cooking practices, agreeable to even the most discerning palates. Participants will have hands-on experience of the fresh, earthy and spicy fragrances of Indian cuisine ranging from everyday meals to rich, exotic Mughal-style dishes. In addition, you will learn the Ayurvedic art of incorporating different grains, beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, milk, yoghurt and vegetables in preparing well-balanced meals.

You will receive instruction in the following:

  • introduction to different grains and herbs
  • the use of Ayurvedic herbs and spices
  • planning delicious, well-balanced meals that include appetizers, entrees, breads and desserts in each session
  • making ghee (clarified butter), paneer (home-made cheese), garam masala
  • making Indian breads such as chapatis, paranthas and puri
  • the use of microwaves and the cooking range to make curries in a hurry
  • reducing calories without sacrificing taste