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NEWCOMER KITCHEN @ The 519 — WED Nov 21

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

- $5 – $25
[chicken & beef] Maqluba  مقلوبة
Maqluba is a traditional dish from the Levant that includes meat, rice, and fried vegetables layered in a pot, which is then tipped over before serving, hence the name which translates literally as “upside-down”. This Syrian version of the recipe includes tomatoes, eggplant, poached halal chicken and spiced ground beef, with a garnish of butter-fried nuts.
 
[vegetarian] Maqluba  مقلوبة
We will also be preparing a vegetarian version with cauliflower, tomato, eggplant and green pepper.
 
Khyar Belaban خيار بلبن
Much like tzatziki, it’s well-known Greek cousin, this combines cool yogurt with garlic and cucumbers, but the addition of mint makes for an especially delightful, cool and refreshing salad.
 
Baklawa بقلاوة
Probably the most famous Middle Eastern dessert is this rich, flaky pastry made of layers of paper-thin phyllo dough that’s been brushed with butter, layered with chopped nuts (walnuts), drizzled with sweet syrup flavoured with orange blossom and rose waters, and garnished with crushed pistachios.

$25 +HST


Newcomer Kitchen’s weekly pop-up take place on WEDNESDAYS

This week’s meals are available for pickup from The 519

519 Church Street (between Wellesley & Isabella) between 6–7pm
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Free 3km Delivery
foodora sponsors FREE Delivery within 3km radius.
(approx. Christie to Carlaw, St. Clair to Lakeshore)
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Flat Rate 6km Delivery
If you live outside the 3km free delivery zone, foodora can deliver for $10 within a 6km radius
(approx. Brock to Main, Eglinton to Lakeshore)
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Pickups & deliveries take place between 6–7pm
Orders placed after 4pm on Wednesday can be for pickup only

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Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian newcomer 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 a source of revenue for the cooks.

We also offer “Guest Cook” spots on Wednesdays where you can help & hang out in the kitchen, learn the recipes and join the ladies for family meal. These can now be booked via AirBnB Experiences.

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.

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[chicken & beef] NEWCOMER KITCHEN @ The 519 — WED Nov 21$25.00[chicken & beef]

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[vegetarian] NEWCOMER KITCHEN @ The 519 — WED Nov 21$25.00[vegetarian]

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