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Amrit Kalash – ‘Nectar of the Devas’

Amrit Kalash – ‘Nectar of the Devas’

The most famous Ayurvedic Rasayana is probably Amrit Kalash. Most likely, you have already seen or tried it, be it in a Panchakarma course of treatment, through a recommendation, or when you were getting acquainted with Ayurveda and popular medicinal plants.
Amrit Kalash typically comes in the form of a boiled-down paste, with an unusual consistency and a sweetish taste. Most people like taking it. Read more

Pomegranate Punch and Almond Cookies with Chyavanprash

Ayurveda holds pomegranates in high esteem, because they preserve vitality and youthfulness. Due to their ingredients, they are especially recommended for people with a Pitta-predominant constitution and for addressing imbalanced Pitta Dosha. Read more

AYURVEDIC NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU

AYURVEDIC NEW YEAR’S EVE MENU

During the Christmas season, we are always extra busy in Bad Ems, and this includes our kitchen: the cooking is even more dynamic and creative than usual.

As a small Christmas gift for you, we have put together an entire New Year’s Eve menu. Read more

Paneer Makhani

Paneer Makhani

Home-made fresh cheese in tomato butter sauce

Paneer Makhani is a popular Punjabi dish with Paneer, a kind of fresh cheese you can easily . Like with most Indian dishes, the original recipe is too spicy for the Western palate. Read more

Paneer

Paneer

Paneer (also: “Panir”) is a homemade fresh cheese, very tasty if prepared well. It is ideal when you want to eat something a little more substantial, yet still vegetarian. Ayurveda recommends Paneer for lunch only, not for dinner. Read more

Curry dish

Curry dish

Time and again, Jochen Lotz, the head of our teaching kitchen, conjures up amazing dishes with sophisticated combinations that delight the palate in a whole new way. Especially for the readers of our newsletter, he has put together a colorful dish for the first cool days of October: a tasty vegetable recipe with a fresh Asian touch.
You and your palate will be surprised! Read more

Zucchini boats with tomato sauce

Zucchini boats with tomato sauce

This late-summer recipe can be prepared with zucchini (courgettes) or small pumpkins. Read more

Mango-Lassi

Mango Lassi

Lassi in general is a refreshing, light drink that strengthens the digestive system. Mango Lassi in particular balances Pitta Dosha. Read more

Ayurvedic salty Lassi

salty lassi

A salty Lassi helps keep Vata in balance while traveling – and at other times as well. It is easy to prepare and can be brought along in the car or on the train.
Ideally use fresh, home-made yoghurt from whole milk or organic yoghurt. Add some spices and a little salt.
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Salad creation with flowers and herbs

Salad creation with flowers and herbs

The following recipe is an example of how to design a salad for both appearance and taste.
It allows for mixing in fortifying herbs such as dandelion, goutweed, stinging nettle, etc. If certain ingredients are not at hand, replace them with others of your choice. Let your creativity run wild with colors, shapes and flavors!
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