The KITCHEN is pleased to present two hands-on workshops in partnership with Soluna Garden Farm focused on teaching attendees how to blend their own spices and teas. Blend your own spices and teas and discover a whole new world of flavor! Classes include all materials.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about and taste the main ingredients in masala chai, the popular spiced tea blend that originated in India. You’ll get to sample three different chai blends and then make your own chai blend to take home from a wide selection of possible ingredients.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn about the history of curry powders, different types of curry powders, and the main ingredients used in making curry powders. You’ll get to sample some quick and easy recipes using curry powder and then make your own curry powder blend to take home from a wide selection of possible ingredients.
Amy Hirschfeld is one of the owners of Soluna Garden Farm and the primary recipe developer for Soluna’s tea and spice blends. She has a B.A. in Archaeology from Tufts University and an M.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology from Harvard University, and is currently a senior lecturer in the Gordon Institute at Tufts University. She has been growing herbs, flowers, fruits, and vegetables for more than 30 years and has an avid interest in the connections between people, places, and plants, especially in the context of both local and global sustainable agriculture and cuisine. She has explored these interests through extensive travel and professional experience in the Mediterranean region and the Arabian Peninsula, where she worked as an archaeologist studying the ancient incense trade.
Soluna Garden Farm, a certified organic herb and flower farm in Winchester, Massachusetts, growing over 100 different varieties of culinary and medicinal herbs, from which we make seasonal herbal products, such as herbal vinegars, cocktail syrups, and tea blends. Soluna Garden Farm is also a specialty food producer that makes small-batch, hand-crafted herb, spice, and tea blends from organic ingredients.