Spice Workshop & Homemade Chapati w/ Chef Naliaka
Sept. 9th 2pm - 4pm
$35/workshop; $125 series
Recipes: Coconut Curry with Chickpeas and Kale
Homemade Chapati Bread
In this workshop we will be learning how to make a 30 minute meal using simple ingredients and spices. You will learn when to add spices to a dish to optimize flavor and also the health benefits of certain spices and herbs! We will also be making chapati bread from scratch as a team. This is a hands on and informative workshop. First 30 minutes will be a food demo, then we will make the bread and share the food together!
Naliaka is a Miami native who currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She moved to NYC to complete her Master's in Interactive Technology at NYU in order to give young people a way to tell their stories powerfully using new technologies. With a passion for education and empowerment, she now works as an educator with various NYC organizations and non-profits. In addition to her work as an educator, she is an overall artist who focuses on dance, media, and storytelling. She also has a passion for fitness and nutrition and has been working with adults and children for the past five years in the fitness industry. Outside of the gym and the classroom, she work as a Chef Assistant at the Natural Gourmet Institute and organizes many events around food justice, healthy eating, and plant based cooking. The focus of her food is health supportive, comfort soul food. She runs an active meetup group called NYC Vegans of Color where she organizes several monthly events geared toward creating community around people of color and plant based eating. Additionally, in an effort to expand messages around plant based eating and community, she has started a company called The Black Theory, a travel company that creates vacation experiences for groups of travelers through a plant-based lens. Events include local trips, day parties, weekend getaways, international travel, vegan neighborhood tours, and cooking classes. Her goal is eventually connect folks of color around the globe through plant based food and travel.