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NEWCOMER KITCHEN — February 9

February 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

- $5 – $50 (Sold out)

[beef] Auzy with Beef أوزي
A decadent and luxurious meat pie from Damascus, auzy combines a filling of spiced ground beef (halal), rice and peas with rich almonds and pines nuts that have been fried to golden in butter, all wrapped in a buttery phyllo pastry shell and baked to until crispy.

[vegetarian] Auzy with Mushrooms أوزي
Same as the beef auzy, but made with cremini mushrooms instead of beef.

Tabbouleh (تبولة‎‎ )
Originally from the mountains of Syria and Lebanon, tabbouleh has become one of the most popular salads in the Middle East. A fragrant herb salad of parsley and mint, tomato and onion, with a scattering of bulgur, and seasoned with olive oil, lemon, and salt.

Musabaha (مسبحة)
A kind of home-style, deconstructed hummus, sometimes served warm and also popular for breakfast for brunch, made with whole chickpeas in a tahini & yogurt sauce, with lemon and olive oil.

Barazek برازق
A crisp, buttery cookie studded with pistachio pieces and covered in sesame seeds, barazek are one of the most famous sweets of Damascus, and a popular gift often brought by people visiting from Syria.

$20 +HST

Meals are available for pickup from The Depanneur,
1033 College Street (between Dufferin & Dovercourt) from 6–7pm
foodora sponsors FREE Delivery within 3km radius

C.O.D. delivery outside of the 3km range can be arranged directly with Paul Adrian via Text: 647-780-2024 or Email: bleedinedgedesigns@gmail.com


Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian refugee women to use our kitchen 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 $50 donation for this, which will go to topping up the $ we have to share with the cooks. This is available for purchase online, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Proceeds from the sale of meals goes directly to the newcomer cooks. However this does not cover the costs of the enormous amount of behind-the-scenes coordination required to keep this project going. You can support the Newcomer Kitchen project directly and our vision of expanding this model to support more women in more neighbourhoods!
Help us take this idea into any restaurant kitchen, in any city in the world!

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Learn more about the Newcomer Kitchen project.

Who's Attending

80 people are attending NEWCOMER KITCHEN — February 9

  • Noreen Farooqui
  • Emily Mitchell
  • Linda Sutherland
  • Helgi Maki
  • Alyssa Delbaere-Sawchuk
  • Anne-Marie Zapf-Belanger
  • Carrie Klassen
  • Vincent Chiao
  • Karon Liu
  • Victoria Forster
  • sophie howe
  • Lailah Inayeh
  • Rachel Lissner
  • Jean Greig
  • Jessica Tsang
  • Kelly Seartz
  • Erika Fuchs
  • Ronalda Puritch
  • Jen Jolliffe
  • Sharon Booy
  • Richard Keshen
  • Brittany Medeiros
  • Susan Fracalanza
  • Nirmala Basnayake
  • Ann Holmes
  • Jennifer Nagel
  • Julia Tuer
  • Katherine Yuk
  • Emmanuelle Suau
  • Jessica Morgan
  • Lauren Jervis
  • Peter Nyers
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