Join us for a hands-on Indian spice blending and pickle making workshop! Local chef Jayashree Iyengar of Popping Mustard Seeds will teach participants all about the spices used in traditional Indian cooking, and each participant will make spice blends to take home for their own Indian cooking adventures. Jay will also lead the group in making their own Indian style lemon and tomato pickles, utilizing Indian spices and flavors.
Each participant will leave with multiple blended spice packets and jars of their own homemade pickles.
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Instructor: Jayashree (Jay) Iyengar
Jay is the owner of Popping Mustard Seeds - Indian Cooking Classes and More. She specializes in teaching Indian vegetarian cuisine. She grew up in Chennai, India before she moved to the United States more than three decades ago. She is an experienced chef and has taught several cooking classes in the Pittsburgh area, since August 2015.
She is also a Mechanical Engineer who worked at Westinghouse as an engineer for more than two decades. Her passion for cooking and teaching led her to transition to the culinary world. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in the Food Studies program at Chatham University.
Find out more about her at: poppingmustardseeds.com