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May 2016

Newcomer Kitchen — May 11

May 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Note: This event is not at The Depanneur — it is at  Butler’s Pantry, 591 Markham St. Many people may think of cabbage rolls as a typically Polish or Ukrainian dish, but in fact, they have been made in Syria and the Levant for thousands of years. Highly regarded by the Ottoman Empire, they spread across the Balkans, North Africa and the Mediterranean, but it may have been the Jewish diaspora that brought this Middle Eastern dish to Northern Europe…

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NEWCOMER KITCHEN — May 19

May 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Newcomer Kitchen is a project that invites groups of Syrian refugee moms to use restaurant kitchens to cook food for themselves and their families in a fun, social setting. Additional meals are prepared, packaged and sold online for pickup or delivery to pay for all the ingredients and provide an honorarium for the cooks. Elrgaga or al makameer (الرقاقه أو المكامير) is a very famous traditional dish from the countryside around Daraa, a city in the southwest of Syria near the border with…

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NEWCOMER KITCHEN — May 26

May 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian refugee moms to use restaurant kitchens to cook food for themselves and their families in a fun, social setting. Additional meals are prepared, packaged and sold online for pickup or delivery to pay for all the ingredients and provide an honorarium for the cooks. NEW! - As a fundraising experiment, we are offering up 1 guest cook spot to help/hang out in the kitchen, learn the recipes and join…

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June 2016

NEWCOMER KITCHEN — June 2

June 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian refugee moms to use restaurant kitchens to cook food for themselves and their families in a fun, social setting. Additional meals are prepared, packaged and sold online for pickup or delivery to pay for all the ingredients and provide an honorarium for the cooks. NEW! - As a fundraising experiment, we are offering up 1 spot to help/hang out in the kitchen, learn the recipes and join the ladies…

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NEWCOMER KITCHEN — June 9

June 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian refugee moms to use restaurant kitchens to cook food for themselves and their families in a fun, social setting. Additional meals are prepared, packaged and sold online for pickup or delivery to pay for all the ingredients and provide an honorarium for the cooks. We also offer 1 spot to help/hang out in the kitchen, learn the recipes and join the ladies for family meal on Thursday afternoon. We are asking…

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NEWCOMER KITCHEN — June 23

June 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian refugee moms to use restaurant kitchens to cook traditional Syrian dishes in a fun, social setting. Meals are prepared and packaged, and then sold online for pickup or delivery to pay for all the ingredients and provide an honorarium for the cooks. We also offer 1 spot to help/hang out in the kitchen, learn the recipes and join the ladies for family meal on Thursday afternoon. We are asking for a…

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NEWCOMER KITCHEN – June 30

June 30, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian refugee moms to use restaurant kitchens to cook traditional Syrian dishes in a fun, social setting. Meals are prepared and packaged, and then sold online for pickup or delivery to pay for all the ingredients and provide an honorarium for the cooks. We also offer 1 spot to help/hang out in the kitchen, learn the recipes and join the ladies for family meal on Thursday afternoon. We are asking for a…

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July 2016

NEWCOMER KITCHEN — July 7

July 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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MENU — July 7 ------  Kebab Hindi كباب هندي  Levantine cuisine has no shortage of kebabs - the cooking of meat on a stick is probably one of the most ancient dishes in the world. As Islamic culture spread across the world it brought with it many dishes, and brought back many inspirations and influences. So it comes as no surprise that there are countless kebab dishes in India, nor that Indian culinary ideas have also filtered back through to the Middle East.…

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NEWCOMER KITCHEN — July 14

July 14, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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MENU — July 14 ------  Fattet Maqdoos فتتة مكدوس Fatteh (فتّة‎‎ meaning crushed or crumbs) is a class of southern Levantine dishes made with pieces of fresh, toasted, or fried flatbread layered with yogurt and other ingredients. It is so closely associated with Syrian food that it is also known as shâmiyât (شاميات ) or 'Damascene'. This version features Maqdoos, small eggplants that are fried until tender and then stuffed with a savoury spiced meat and nut filling. The dish is built up in layers of bread,…

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NEWCOMER KITCHEN — July 21

July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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MENU — July 21 ------  Kousa Mahshi  كوسا محشي Stuffed zucchinis (aka marrow or summer squash) is a dish cherished by the former Ottoman Empire, and popular from the Balkans to the Levant. WIth beautiful, local pale green young zucchini in the midst of their brief season, there's no better time to make this delicious dish. Stuffed with a mix of spiced ground halal beef, lamb and rice, and cooked with tomato and cinnamon, the meat version is served hot, as a main course, while…

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