> Spice Tour
Indian food is growing in popularity in Canada as more and more people seek to expand their culinary horizons. An amalgamation of the cuisines of the many diverse cultures and geographic regions within India, Indian cuisine is characterized by its inspired use of aromatic herbs and spices.
For the past few years, Meena Pathak, who is the creative force behind product development for Patak's, has been leading tours of India's spice regions for food writers and culinary professionals from around the world. Meena has given them an opportunity to experience firsthand the harvesting and preparation of the enormous variety of exotic spices that define Indian cuisine, and to learn more about the rich and complex heritage of Indian food.
To learn more about a specific Indian spice, its origin and what recipes it is used in, click on one of the following: