Cook, Cure & Conjure

Join us now for the 7-module online course: COOK, CURE, & CONJURE!

Learn from 3 dynamic Powerhouse Priestesses…

How to holistically transform your health, heart, and home…

Through mindful food preparation, medicinal herbal remedies, and ancestral magick!

Engage the 3 universal human needs of nourishment, wellness, and connection — from your kitchen — the center of your sacred dwelling space, the sanctuary of your POWER!  

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

Flora

Flora Domenis

COOK

Flora Domenis is a yoga teacher and Ayurvedic therapist, specializing in lifestyle, nutrition and Vedic psychology. She holds more than 27 years of experience infused by Earth traditions from around the globe.

Angela Greer

Angelique "Sobande" Greer

Cure

A Descendant of Enslaved Africans in the United States, Sobande was trained in the sacred art of herbalism by her great grandmother. She is a Afro Herbalist, Holistic Nutritionist, Educator, Consultant, Author, Yoruba Priestesses, & Visionary Powerhouse behind the oldest African American Herbal Schools in the South;  the NCB School of Herbalism & Holistic Health (www.naturalchoicesbotanica.com). She is also the founder of the most transformative events on the planet; Sacred Waters Herbal Retreat for Women of Color (www.sacredwatersretreat.com) and the United States first Afro Botany Immersion Conference & Certification held every year in Costa Rica (https://naturalchoicesbotanica.com/abotany/). Sobande currently resides near Nashville TN where she maintains a private practice

Luisha Teish

Yeye Luisah Teish

CONJURE

Yeye Teish is an Iyanifa and Oshun chief in the Yoruba tradition.

She is one of the most well-known Yoruba priestesses worldwide, celebrated internationally in Goddess circles as a writer and ritual-maker, an author of most notably Jambalaya: The Natural Woman’s Book of Personal Charms and Practical Rituals. She’s quite literally a legendary woman of great character and exceeding positive impact for this generation and all time.



ABOUT THE COURSE: COOK, CURE & CONJURE

COOK:

Ayurvedic Magician Flora Domenis will present ayurvedic-aligned recipes to support and sustain optimal health.

CURE: 

Master Herbalist Sobande Greer will break down the medicinal and spiritual healing properties of the herbs & plants used within each dish.

CONJURE: 

Iyanifa Yeye Teish will bring you the folklore, charms and rituals associated with them all…

 

These Priestesses will facilitate your course through LIVE storytelling, kitchen conversations, ritual-making and cooking demonstrations spread throughout 7 highly-engaging modules, beginning September 30th and concluding December 9th.

 

COOK, CURE, & CONJURE II


MODULE 1: SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 | The Spiritual Aspects of Food, Herbs & Community

  • Similarities amongst different Cosmologies pointing to Man’s connection not only to nature and this planet but to the universe as a whole.
  • The Concept of the 6 Ayurvedic Flavours as a Relationship Between Food, the Five Elements, the Human Wholistic Biology, the Cosmos, our Ancestry and Divinity

  • Living with Nature as a Guideline 
  • Giving Grace Before Food: Gratitude and Alchemy of Appreciation
  • Using Body and Intuition as Measuring Tools
  • Nature vs Nurture 
  • Plants of the Zodiac
  • Osain in the Garden
  • Practical Herbalism & the Influence of Agriculture
  • The Language of Plants
  • The Emotional and Social Experience of Food
  • Eating Around the World: New Orleans, San Francisco, Africa & Australia
  • A Feast of Bread and Souls: Food and Herbs in Orisha Tradition


MODULE 2:
OCTOBER 14, 2020 | Appetizers: Fritters, Hush Puppies and Acorn Bread

  • AKARA RECIPE
  • Fritters in the World 
  • The Importance of Ancestral Oils
  • MINT & CAYENNE SAUCE
  • Pairing Suggestions and Medicinal Values
  • Mint & Cayenne Origins
  • Pictures
  • Latin & Folk Names
  • Countries of Origin
  • Traditional Medicinal Uses
  • Planetary Uses
  • Hush Puppies to Pacify the Slaveholder’s Dogs
  • Hoe Cake Made by Busy Sex-Working Mother
  • Recipe: My Indian Grandmother and Acorn Bread
  • Akara for the Egun


MODULE 3:
OCTOBER 28, 2020 | Soups: Alphabet in a Bowl

  • 6-Flavour Recipe
  • Saving Scraps for Stocks 
  • Creamy Vegan Chowder Recipe: CORN, PUMPKIN, YAM
  • Dairy and Cooking: A Few Rules
  • Pairing Suggestions and Medicinal Values
  • Thyme & Sage Origins
  • Pictures
  • Latin & Folk Names
  • Countries of Origin
  • Traditional Medicinal Uses
  • Planetary Uses
  • Yawo’s Ocha Soup
  • The Beauty of Bay Leaf Magic
  • Gumbo Ya-Ya
  • Uncle Monkey and the Medicine Soup


MODULE 4: NOVEMBER 11, 2020 | Salads: Bread and Butter Issues

  • LENTIL SPROUTS + CUCUMBER + TOMATO + RED ONIONS + PARSLEY + HOLY BASIL + SESAME SEEDS
  • The Organic Foods Dilemma & Supporting Farmer’s Markets as a Means to Boost Local Economy – Food Sovereignty
  • Dressings! – Decolonise Your Palates!
  • Raw vs Cooked Diets
  • Pairing Suggestions
  • Basil & Parsley Origins
  • Pictures
  • Latin & Folk Names
  • Countries of Origin
  • Traditional Medicinal Uses
  • Planetary Uses
  • Mixing Herbs for Magical Baths
  • The Magical Sympathy of Basil and Parsley


MODULE 5: NOVEMBER 18, 2020 | Main Dishes: For Collard Girls 

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner-Appropriate Foods
  • COUSCOUS, GREENS, and VEGETABLE STEW – My Easy Recipe
  • How to Use Meat as Medicine
  • Cooking Utensils: The Beauty of Pottery & Cast Iron
  • Pairing Suggestion
  • Rosemary & Cranberry Origins
  • Pictures
  • Latin & Folk Names
  • Countries of Origin
  • Traditional Medicinal Uses
  • Planetary Uses
  • Create a Blessing for Your Food Table
  • Cooking for the Orishas
  • Tailoring the Taboos Between Traditions
  • The Story of Grits and Grease in Troubled Times


MODULE 6: DECEMBER 2, 2020 | Dessert: A Desserted Army

  • STICKY CARIBBEAN-SPICED RICE PUDDING 
  • Different Types of Sugars
  • Finding Sweetness in Simplicity: All Variations of this Dish
  • Pairing Suggestions & Medicinal Values
  • Vanilla, Ginger, Cinnamon, Cloves & Nutmeg Origins
  • Pictures
  • Latin & Folk Names
  • Countries of Origin
  • Traditional Medicinal Uses
  • Planetary Uses
  • Oshun’s Sweet Tooth for a Sweet Life
  • Honey Cakes on a Bed of Flowers
  • Sugar Sandwiches and Other Childhood Treats
  • Fruit Salad Walking: A Lesson in Flirtation


MODULE 7: DECEMBER 9, 2020 | Drinks: Follow the Drinking Gourd

  • Everything is Medicine in Ayurveda 
  • Pairing Suggestions
  • Electrolyte Elixir: Recipes for Morning Glory
  • A Variety of Herbs Taken from My Herbal Happy Hour
  • Share Easy Recipes
  • Latin & Folk Names
  • Countries of Origin
  • Traditional Medicinal Uses
  • Planetary Uses
  • Spirits for the Spirits: Rum, Wine, and Whiskey for the Orishas
  • A New Orleans Brew: Ginger Rue

BONUSES

  • Cook, Cure, & Conjure Workbook to help follow along with the course material.
  • Membership to a private Cook, Cure, & Conjure Facebook group where you can ask the instructors additional questions and receive feedback, interact with other course participants, and have access to surprise FREEBIES!
  • After the conclusion of the course, we will have a review and celebration. 

COURSE COST

We have 3 options available for you: 

  1. Obtain all 7 sessions for a total of $175 (includes the Cook, Cure, & Conjure  E-book available at the end of the course) 
  2. Purchase the classes of your choice for just $45 per session (does NOT include the Cook, Cure, & Conjure E-book)
  3. You also have the option of purchasing the E-book separately: $15