Ratnanjali Adhar

Ratnanjali presented at Tender Table on September 23, 2017 at the Regional Arts & Culture Council in Portland, OR.

  Photo courtesy of Ratnanjali Adhar

Photo courtesy of Ratnanjali Adhar

 

One sentence to describe yourself and where you came from: I am a first generation immigrant from India. My parents grew up in an ashram outside of Agra where most mornings were spent farming as a community. I try to integrate those values into my life here.

What will you be presenting on? Dhaniya Ki Chutney (green Coriander Chutney)

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: Fresh ingredients, don't cook when you're hungry

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: see below

Favorite food: Dosas and Sambar, or Idlis, or anything else S Indian

Recommended reading: Earth Democracy by Vandana Shiva

Best meals: Vegetables grown with care, made by people who want to nourish those around them.

Food you’d like to try: Anything vegetarian and a little spicy.

Food you’d like to try: Guyanese