Spring is here and I am looking to detox and get back on my yoga mat. I’m letting my hibernation cease and rejuvenation begin. This month a must buy cookbook is one jam packed with Ayurvedic principles in everyday dishes. What is ayurveda? It is a form of alternative medicine that is the traditional system of medicine of India and seeks to treat and integrate body, mind, and spirit using a comprehensive holistic approach especially by emphasizing diet, herbal remedies, exercise, meditation, breathing, and physical therapy. With ancient Ayurvedic wisdom in mind, OJAS was created to fit our diets with sensibilities: eating with the seasons, healing ourselves with food from the inside out, establishing the right food for our bodies’ individual needs. Chef Nira Kehar uses her French background to teach us 99 recipes that use Ayurvedic ingredients and spices.
- Author: Nira Kehar