Thing to do in Vancouver: Relax Honey – It’s Easy To Learn Indian Cooking

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Things to Do in Vancouver | 0 comments

Meeru Dhalwala is Vikram Vij’s  partner at Vancouver’s renowned Vij’s and Rangoli, their sister restaurant.  Meeru, a cookbook author, now brings you the opportunity to learn the art of Indian cooking.

What’s more, the full proceeds will go towards Les Dames’ Scholarship Fund a women dedicated foundation that fosters hospitality and culinary excellence.

It’s Indian cooking demystified, by one of Vancouver’s best and brightest.

From press release:

Meeru Dhalwala, co-owner of the award-winning Vij’s and Rangoli restaurants, and a member of the BC Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, is giving a cooking class based on her most recent book Vij’s at Home -Relax Honey.

This unique opportunity to learn the secrets of great south Asian cooking from a recognized master is being held at the Northwest Culinary Academy (2725 Main Street, Vancouver) on Monday, May 14th from 6:15 to 10 p.m. Spaces are priced at $99 + HST with the full proceeds going towards Les Dames’ Scholarship Fund.

Participants will be charmed by Meeru’s easy style and her anecdotes about the ingredients and recipes. Her love of food, enthusiasm and commitment to healthy eating will win over even the most confirmed kitchen klutz.

As space is limited, pre-registration is a must and can be made by calling 604-876-7653 with your Visa or MasterCard. The class would make a great Mother’s Day gift, or be perfect for the foodie in your life or as a treat for yourself. You can’t ask for a better teacher than Meeru.

This is one class that won’t end in an exam, but in a tasty meal. So relax, learn to cook some fabulous South Asian dishes, and support Les Dames’ scholarships all at the same time.

Details on the class can be found on Northwest Culinary Academy’s web site by clicking here.

Les Dames D’Escoffier is an international association of professional women dedicated to supporting the advancement of people in the hospitality and culinary domains as well as fostering industry excellence through educational and charitable activities. Each year the it holds special events to raise funds in support of these endeavours. For more information on the BC Chapter of Les Dames D’Escoffier, visit


About the author: Sean Neild is always hungry and blogs at and on the Food Network’s hit show Eat St’s blog .  Find him on twitter @YVRBCbro .

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