Alamelu Vairavan, a Whitefish Bay resident, is an author and culinary instructor. Alamelu has a passion for educating the public about the use of spices and legumes in preparing healthy and tasty foods. She is also interested in educating the public about the growing research that points to the enormous health benefits of spices in preventing many diseases. Her mission is to enrich people's culinary experience and to inspire them to discover that cooking and sharing healthful foods can be an especially joyful experience.
Visit Alamelu's web site, CurryOnWheels.com.
Can you believe that right in our own backyard numerous wine and cheese experts, top chefs and food writers will converge this month for a great food and wine experience?
The exciting food and wine
experience will take place at Kohler, Wisconsin. This annual
event is sponsored by Destination Kohler and is co-sponsored by
the Food and Wine Magazine. It will take place October 23 –26, 2008, and will feature famous and top chefs from around the country. Also, presenters
include cheese and wine experts. Registration is required for some events while many other events are complimentary to the public.
For connoisseurs of food, wine and cheese, these events at Kohler promise to be an exciting experience not to be missed. Programming details
can be found at www.kohlerfoodandwine.net or by calling 800-344-2838, ext. 978.
I feel honored and excited to be selected as one of the presenters. My presentations are the following:
On Saturday (October 25) I
am scheduled to do a complimentary cooking event from 3:30PM - 4:30PM at
the Kohler Design Center titled,
Enticing Indian Flavors.
On Sunday (October 26), from Noon-1 PM, I am scheduled to present a ticketed cooking event titled, Indian Classics with Spices
at the Midwest Chef’s Stage.
Join some of America’s most innovative chefs, notable wine experts and restaurateurs for a weekend of culinary demonstrations, tasting, and food
and wine seminars. As Kohler Culinary Director Ulrich Koberstein says, “Let’s raise a glass to celebrate a wonderful weekend”.
Book Release Announcement: Healthy South Indian Cooking-expanded editon, Alamelu Vairavan & Patricia Marquardt, October 2008,
Hippocrene Books, New York.
Book Signing, Discussion & Food Tasting is scheduled as follows:
Schwartz Bookstore - at Mequon (Saturday November 1st at 2 PM) 10976 N. Port Washington Rd.
Schwartz Bookstore - at Downer Avenue. (Saturday November 8th at 2 PM) 2591 N. Downer Ave.