Restaurant Awards Somatheeram’s Ayurveda restaurant is hugely popular with our guests. Its dishes are prepared fresh every day by our experienced kitchen team. The Ayurveda doctors are consulted about every recipe. This also impressed the jury for the “Metro Food Awards”, who award prizes to the best restaurants in Kerala in collaboration with the Kerala(…)
The Ayurveda Restaurant at Somatheeram Every Ayurvedic treatment regime at Somatheeram includes an appropriate diet. As part of their initial assessment, the resort’s doctors draw up a customised Ayurvedic menu plan for each individual guest. Various kinds of fruit, freshly squeezed juices, exotic spices: all these things ensure the food is varied and delicious. Guests(…)
Recipes & tips Somatheeram’s chefs and doctors have compiled some recipes for you, which are easy for you to cook and enjoy back at home. Tresa Arampankudy, the resort’s owner, has even contributed some recipes from her own private repertoire.
Time of day and its influence Ayurveda doesn’t just recognise suitable foods for the relevant dosha types, its texts also include specific recommendations on when we should eat our meals. The digestive system works particularly well between 2 am and 6 am. It is recommended that we get up early and eat breakfast. Between 6(…)
Vata Vata is the principle of movement Accordingly, people with dominant Vata are often agitated and stressed. In addition, the months between October and February are Vata season and, during this period, the pace and turbulence of everyday life increases across all doshas. This makes it particularly important to find sufficient time and a tranquil(…)
Combining foods and flavours correctly An Ayurvedic menu is all about the art of composition. Individual ingredients are skilfully combined in terms of flavour, colour, consistency and mode of preparation. The food smells wonderful, stimulates the appetite and contains all six flavours, namely sweet, sour, salty, bitter, pungent and astringent. These rasas should complement each(…)
Diet in the Ayurveda context Ayurveda – the knowledge of life – is concerned with all aspects of life. Naturally this includes nutrition. Along with the therapeutic interventions and yoga & meditation, diet is one of the three pillars in Ayurveda. This alone demonstrates the great importance that diet has in Ayurvedic philosophy. The effect(…)
NUTRITION FOR ALL DOSHAS Principles of Ayurvedic nutrition The air that we breathe is hardly something we can influence. But our diet most certainly is. It is entirely down to us what we eat and drink and how much we consume. From an Ayurvedic perspective there is plenty of freedom in this regard. Nonetheless,(…)