COOK, CURE & CONJURE II: COMPLETE COURSE

COOK, CURE & CONJURE II: COMPLETE COURSE

$175.00

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.

 

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COMPLETE COURSE (Includes E-Book)

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

 

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