Physician in the Kitchen – Canadian Herb Conference
2020 workshops

Physician in the Kitchen

Physician in the Kitchen

75 minutes  

We’re all spending more time at home and in our kitchens and this talk with briefly describe how to best employ the medicinal properties of plants & herbs into our diets and the therapeutic applications of culinary herbal medicine. Topics covered will be: 

  • What is Nutritional Herbology & how do we define medicinal foods?
  • Principles & practices of the Culinary Herbalist such as sensory classification of herb & foods (aroma & flavours)
  • Kitchen Pharmacy: methods of preserving & extracting medicinal foods
  • Common kitchen solvents for food & drink medicine making
  • How to use fresh & dried foods in cooking, baking and a variety of other culinary applications
  • Provide a few of my favourite resources and recipe examples

learning objectives

  1. Learn how to apply herbs more directly into your everyday life & especially within the kitchen & how to increase the medicinal properties of your foods & beverages. 
  2. Understand how an herbs pharmacology will lend to its ideal culinary application.
  3. Leave this session feeling a greater confidence in your ability to apply herbal medicine in a culinary selling for the maintenance of your good health. 
  • Date : November 5, 2020 - November 9, 2020
  • Time : 1:01 pm - 1:01 pm