*Cooking Together: Chutney & Chai

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Hear Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff, author of book, Cooking Together: A Vegetarian Co-op Cookbook, talk about how she discovered the importance of sharing food and joining with others to find the joy of food preparation. In Cooking Together, Shanta will show herbs and spices and discuss the importance of their use in various cuisines, including her native India. Next, Shanta will show how to make two different kinds of chutney, spiced condiments that play an important role in an Indian menu planning. Participants will enjoy a sample of chutney along with a chai drink and crackers.

Shanta's other books include: Flavors of India: Vegetarian Indian Cuisine, The Ethnic Vegetarian Kitchen and Other Avenues Are Possible: Legacy of the People's Food System of the San Francisco Bay Area. Sacharoff is an original member of Other Avenues Food Co-op, a worker-owned co-op started in 1974 in the Outer Sunset. Book signing and sale after the program.

Beginning November 8th please call (415)355-5727 or see the Western Addition Reference Desk to sign-up.

This is a Food, Health & Wellness program from SFPL. Try out new foods or a new healthy activity.

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*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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