|Culinary workshop held|
GUWAHATI, Jan 20 - The North East Women Entrepreneurs Association (NEWEA) yesterday organised a culinary workshop that included training on making red and white wine from local fruits like bhim kol (a type of banana), bhot jolokia, beet, grapes, carrot, amlokhi (Indian gooseberry) and other fruits and vegetables.
The programme was organised in association with People For Utilization of Human Resources (PUHR) at the NEWEA training centre at Khanapara, a press release said. Forty-five women took part in the workshop.
Food expert Taanishi Inam was the resource person for the event and she provided the participants with details of the products, their origin and history, usefulness, etc. She described how the use of such products helps in maintaining health, checking cholesterol, and even cure deadly diseases like cancer.
Shweta Choudhury, an Assamese student who completed her education from London University and is now doing her PhD and who recently won the title of ‘Chef of London’ attended the workshop and pledged to promote Assamese food and liquor in London and other places.