Week: Identification and Uses of Common Herbs and Spices

( $300 )

 Introduction to Herbs and Spices

    • Welcome and Program Overview
    • Importance of Herbs and Spices in Culinary and Medicinal Practices
    • Introduction to Botanical Terminology
    • Herb vs. Spice – Differentiating Between the Two
    • Common Herbs and Spices Worldwide
    • The Historical and Cultural Significance

 Basics of Herb and Spice Identification

    • Introduction to Herb and Spice Plant Anatomy
    • Understanding Leaves, Roots, Seeds, and Fruits
    • Practical Identification of Common Leaves and Seeds
    • Guided Herb Garden Tour

 Cooking with Herbs and Spices

    • Culinary Uses of Herbs and Spices
    • Flavor Pairing and Combinations
    • Cooking Workshop: Preparing Dishes Using Common Herbs and Spices
    • Tasting and Evaluation

Medicinal Uses and Health Benefits

    • Medicinal Properties of Herbs and Spices
    • Herbal Remedies and Traditional Healing
    • Making Herbal Infusions and Teas
    • Hands-on Preparation of Herbal Remedies

Herb and Spice Processing

    • Harvesting, Drying, and Storing Herbs and Spices
    • Techniques for Maintaining Freshness
    • Practical Session: Drying and Storing Herbs and Spices
    • Quality Control Measures

Specialized Herbs and Spices

    • Exploring Uncommon and Specialty Herbs and Spices
    • Their Unique Uses and Benefits
    • Preparing Specialty Dishes with Unique Herbs and Spices
    • Tasting and Evaluation

Review and Certification

    • Review of Key Concepts and Practical Skills
    • Q&A Session
    • Final Assessments and Evaluations
    • Certificate Presentation
This 1-week training program is designed to provide participants with a strong foundation in identifying common herbs and spices, understanding their uses in both culinary and medicinal applications, and gaining hands-on experience in processing and preparing herbs and spices. It is suitable for culinary enthusiasts, herbalists, health practitioners, and anyone interested in enhancing their knowledge of herbs and spices.

Course material and reading material will be provided to the students.

To enrol in the course contact us at : charakayurveda@gmail.com