Indian Curry Cooking Class at the Santa Fe Culinary Academy

Mark your calendars now for a fabulous class on March 24th!

Chef Shibana Singh takes you on a culinary journey of kebabs and curries which influenced the cuisine of India through the various invasions of the Mughals. Prepare succulent kebabs with chutneys and curries with delectable spices. This menu will be elegant and exotic, perfect for parties or an evening at home. Hands-on, includes dinner. Gluten-free.

More information and registration on the Santa Fe Culinary Academy Website!

Food, Sleep, and Sex: The Yoga of Health

Cover for ShibanaEating right, sleep, and appropriate use of sexual energy are the three “Pillars of Life.” According to Ayurveda and yoga, they are intertwined in their relationship to our “ojas” (vital life force) which protects the body and mind from illness. If any one of the pillars is compromised, as can so easily happen, it affects the balance of the other two and the way we navigate our lives through the world and its ways.

Contact me for this day long workshop of sensuous movement, meditation and food to learn how to enjoyall this “rasa” (sap/juice) of life!!

with love from the heart of the beloved,



Pop-Up Dinner: Celebrate Autumn!

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Reservations Recommended – please call 505.466.3886


Autumn Dal Soup $7
Farro and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad $8
New Delhi Curried Chicken Salad $10


Fall Vegetables in a Coconut Curry with Saffron Rice $10
Calcutta Shrimp Masala with Saffron Rice $14
Lentil and Whole Wheat Bread $3


Carrot Halwa $8
(Fresh grated carrots simmered in milk, sweetened with coconut sugar, and flavored with crushed cardamom)


Masala Chai $3
Minted Cumin Lemonade $3

Biryanis and Kebabs


August 13, 2014 • 5:30 – 8:30 pmSanta Fe Culinary Academy • 112 W. San Francisco St, Ste 300

Local chef and Ayurvedic Practitioner Shibana Singh introduces two classic South Asian dishes now found around the world:  Biryanis and Kebabs!  Biryani is a rice-based dish traditionally cooked in earthenware pots; a Kebab can be roasted or grilled with or without skewers. Demonstration.


Chicken and Vegetarian Biryani with Raita – An aromatic layered rice dish. The layers are sprinkled with saffron water, lemon juice other spices making this dish a delicious blend of exotic flavors.
Raita- A savory yoghurt side dish with Cucumbers, Mint, Tomatoes and Onions.

                Chicken Hariyali Kebob – Chicken marinated in Spinach, Fenugreek Yoghurt                     served with Green Cilantro Chutney

                        Paneer Tikka – Cubes of fresh made Cheese, mixed with Vegetables                          and marinated in Spices

Lassi and Chai

Click here to register!

Bollywood Blossom Dinner


A feast for the senses! Join us for a festive evening of beautiful Indian food, music, dancers and more!

Vegetable or Chicken Biryanis
Dal Makhani
Rogan Josh

Brought to you by Guest Chef Shibana Singh, Ecxecutive Chef Rocky Durham, and Executive Pastry Chef Tanya Story

Seating is limited for this exclusive event — reservations required. 505-983-7445 or

Experience Food, Fitness, Faith: The Metamorphosis Begins!

January 24th, 2014 at Ten Thousand Villages (219 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe)Food Fitness Faith Cover

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Share thoughts on body image and receive free recipes from the upcoming book

4:00 to 4:45 p.m. – Yoga and Chanting

5:00 to 6:30 p.m. – Beat the blues with hip swinging Bollywood movement

Enjoy delicious treats afterward!

By donation – RSVP Required
(No one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Enjoy discounts on retail all day Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th

Please call Shibana at 510-676-9147 for more information and to RSVP

Click here for a printable flyer!

Yoga and Food: A Divine Union

38.jpgJoin Ayurveda Practitioner and Chef, Shibana Singh, for a delightful class combining yoga & food! Learn about the universal factors in life that can influence both.  Not to be missed! Hands-on, includes lunch. Vegetarian-friendly.

Class price: $85

Location: Santa Fe Culinary Academy

Click here for more information and to register for the class!

Indian Street Food Meets Bollywood

Chef Shibana’s next cooking class at the Santa Fe Culinary Academy is on June 22!

In India, a fun-filled Bollywood movie, with its buffet of melodrama, humor, romance, action and song is known as a Masaala film. Masaala is also a term used in the kitchen for a mixture of different spices cooked together. Chef Shibana Singh brings the notes of the sitar and beats of the tabla mixed with aromas and tastes that will tantalize the taste buds and the soul.

Hands-on, includes lunch. Vegetarian.

For more information and to reserve your seat, please visit the Santa Fe Culinary Academy.