Food Presentations of the Near East and Asia: Feeding the Eyes
Ideas of meal presentation from the Near East and Asia delight the senses, inspire the soul and nourish the body all at once. They share many features with meal plans recommended for healthy hearts by cardiac surgeons, but with an essence of pizazz that is lacking in our modern hectic lifestyles.
There are many health benefits to adding some beauty to home cooked meals and packed lunches and it is not as time consuming or terrifying as most people think. Convince picky eaters to try something new, create dazzling lunches that make co-workers cry with envy and get more enjoyment out of restricted diets using tips and tricks from these culinary heritages.
Unfortunately no actual food will be served but there will be a multitude of pictures with which to whet your appetite.
Distinctions in Embroidered Textiles: Muslim, Hindu and Tribal Embroideries
Religious differences play a large part in the textile traditions, embroidery techniques and styles in Northwestern India and Southern Pakistan. The fabrics of this region exemplify the diversity of cultures in rich beauty against the backdrop of a harsh desert environment.
This will be an enthusiastic lecture on the elements of religion that have seeped into the very fabric of the area, including how to tell the difference between a Muslim, Hindu or Tribal embroidery and finding the similarities that knit them into a cohesive regional style.
Learn about clothing, embroidery styles and textile traditions while fondling the fantastic show and tell items that will be passed around.
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