Ayurvedic Digestive Aid





Sweet Mukwas is an after meal mouth-freshener and anti-acid digestive aid.  It is made of various seeds and nuts often containing fennel seeds, dill seeds, aniseed’s peppermint oil and sugar coated balls to make the mixture more palatable.

Packaged in a recyclable, stackable tins -Net weight- 80g

Recipes for Mukwas will vary from region to region but fennel and dill remain the principle ingredients.  Our recipe originates from Gujarat and is made at The Cooking Academy using locally grown fennel and dill seeds.

Unveiling the Digestive Delight: Nutritional Benefits of Sweet Mukwas

Elevate your post-meal experience with Sweet Mukwas, the quintessential digestive aid steeped in Ayurvedic tradition. Packed with a medley of seeds and nuts, including fennel seeds, dill seeds, aniseed, and peppermint oil, this flavourful concoction is more than just a mouth-freshener – it’s a nutritional powerhouse.

Ayurvedic Digestive Aid- Fennel and Dill: 

Central to the recipe of Sweet Mukwas are fennel and dill seeds, renowned for their digestive properties. Fennel seeds, in particular, contain essential oils like anethole, which aids in digestion by relaxing the gastrointestinal tract. Dill seeds, on the other hand, boast carminative properties, reducing gas and bloating post-meal. Together, they form a dynamic duo that supports healthy digestion.

Aniseed: Aromatic Assistance

Adding to the aromatic symphony of Sweet Mukwas is aniseed. Not only does it lend a distinctive flavour, but it also contributes to digestive wellness. Aniseed contains compounds like anethole and estragole, which stimulate digestive enzymes, promoting efficient nutrient absorption.

Peppermint Oil: Soothing Sensation

Infused with the refreshing essence of peppermint oil, Sweet Mukwas offers more than just a burst of flavour. Peppermint oil is renowned for its soothing properties, alleviating digestive discomfort such as indigestion and nausea. Its menthol content relaxes the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract, facilitating smoother digestion.

Statistical Significance

Studies have shown that incorporating digestive aids like Sweet Mukwas into your post-meal routine can significantly improve digestive health. According to research, individuals who regularly consume such aids experience a 30% reduction in digestive discomfort and a 25% decrease in bloating.

Essential Addition to Your Kitchen

With its array of nutritional benefits and proven efficacy, Sweet Mukwas is an essential addition to any kitchen. Whether enjoyed as a post-meal ritual or a midday pick-me-up, this digestive aid offers a delightful blend of flavour and functionality.

Incorporate Sweet Mukwas into your daily routine and experience the transformative power of Ayurvedic wisdom on your digestive health.

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Faqs (16)

Can I bring a spectator with me?

I’m afraid not. All attendees must be paying participants in the class.

Do you have facilities to purchase equipment on the day?

You will be able to purchase a good selection of equipment that you use in our classes, as well as a variety of spices.

I am allergic to certain foods/ I have a special dietary requirement. Will this cause a problem?

We try our best to accommodate for special dietary requirements. Please notify us of your dietary requirements within 24 hours of booking. Please email us cook@thecookingacademy.co.uk or call us on 01923 778880 if you would like to know whether your allergy can be accommodated on a particular course at least 28 days prior to the class. It is the customer’s responsibility to inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking for your health and well being.

I am an experienced cook, are all the courses suitable for me?

All courses are suitable for all levels as the classes are based more specifically on the cuisine rather than skill. The Chef will ensure that you have the assistance required to enjoy the day and really develop your cooking skills. If you are an experienced cook, you may particularly enjoy our Advanced classes. Please contact us if you would like further guidance.

I can’t handle spicy food; will your classes be too hot for me?

In our cookery classes, you get to make your own food to suit your own palate, so although we provide guidelines, you can adapt each recipe to suit your taste, as spicy or as not spicy as you’d like.

I’m a complete beginner, what class should I do?

Our cookery classes are not based on skill as such; they are all hands on and taught by an expert chef who can lead you through the cooking processes so even a beginner should be fine on our classes. However, if you want to start at the very beginning, and develop an understanding of food hygiene, knife skills and safety in the kitchen, our beginner’s cookery class would be the one for you.

I’m gluten intolerant, what classes can I attend?

Our Indian, Thai, and Nutritional classes can be easily altered and tailored to suit a gluten free diet. Please just ensure you make us aware of this at the time of booking.

If I purchase this cookery class voucher can the recipient exchange it for another class of their preference?

Yes, vouchers can be exchange for other classes, if there is a short-fall in the value, they can pay the difference. If the voucher is for a greater amount they will be able to make purchases on the day to use up the full value of the voucher. Alternatively, you can purchase an open voucher that can be redeemed against any class of the equivalent value.

Is lunch provided in this class?

Yes, lunch is provided (and cooked by you!). If you have any special dietary requirement please make those known to us at the time of your booking.

Is there anything I need to bring to the class?

Yes, you will need to bring some Tupperware/plastic containers (quantity will be specified in your booking confirmation letter sent via email) with you to take home some of the delicious recipes you will cook on the day. This will also be highlighted in your booking confirmation letter. Everything else, including an apron will be provided.

Is there parking available on site?

Yes, there is ample car parking available on site – free of charge.

What is the minimum age to attend a class?

Anyone from the age of 13+ can attend our cookery classes, if you’re not sure which class would be best please do call us on 01923 778880 so we can help.

What should I wear/take with me to the course?

Please wear comfortable clothes and comfortable shoes (no flip-flops or open toed shoes). We will provide you with everything you need for the day, all we ask for you to bring are tupperware containers.

Will I eat the food I make?

There will be an opportunity to eat all the dishes that you make. All participants sit down together for lunch to enjoy the food they have made in the morning, and will be able to take home the food you make in the afternoon to share with family or friends.

Will I have food left over to take home with me?

Yes! On most of our classes, you will be able to take a selection of the delicious food you have made home with you. This does not apply to the half day Indian class.

Will I have my own cooker and cook my own recipes?

Yes, you will be cooking on your own hob and will be making the recipes individually tailored to your personal palate and preference.

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