Jasleen Kaur
Watch BALTI Unmeasured Measurements screened at London Design Festival 2014

About the film
Balti: Unmeasured Measurement
Balti (ball-tee) noun. 1. A bucket 2. A type of curry

A film about the daily process of cooking Langar in the kitchen of Polloksheilds Sikh Temple in Glasgow. The cooks’ intuitive methods of preparing food in mass quantities, is an unwritten skill known only by a handful of members in the community. Cooking alongside them, we recorded their recipes by marking buckets with the volumes of each ingredient to create a series of measuring tools for cooking en masse.

Filmed and edited by Rachel Louise Brown

Recent Publications
The Perfect Place to Grow: 175 Years of the Royal College of Art, 2012
Cultural Threads: Transnational Textiles Today, Edited by Jessica Hemmings, 2014