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Syrian Cookery Class with Lina

Syrian Cookery Class with Lina

Starts on Thu, 18 Mar 2021 18:00 Greenwich Mean Time (UTC±0)

Tickets (£22.15) here.

Learn the secrets of Syrian cooking in Lina’s online cookery class!

ANNOUNCEMENT: After a long search, we found a fantastic space in the heart of London which ticks all the boxes to create the Migrateful Kitchen, where all our classes, events and training sessions can be held. A place that can finally be a “home away from home” for all our migrant chefs. Help us to build our very own cookery school in the heart of London by donating to our crowdfunder: https://www.spacehive.com/migrateful-cookery-school-a-long-term-home 

Join Lina in preparing a wonderful Syrian meal for her new online cookery class! She is a wonderful teacher, chef and storyteller. She will share the secrets to traditional Syrian dishes. This is your chance to learn a brand new cuisine, support an amazing cause, and eat great food!

The class will be conducted as an interactive virtual cook-along. The classes usually range from 1-2 hours long. The chef will lead the group step by step through the recipes; stopping frequently to answer questions, share anecdotes, and provide feedback on your dishes! Before the class we will send you a list of ingredients, quantities and equipment so you can join ready to learn!

Before the class we will send you a list of ingredients, quantities and equipment so you can join ready to learn! We will also send you a reminder email 3 days before the class takes place that will include the Zoom link, titled “Your upcoming online Migrateful Class”. If you do not receive the confirmation email please check your spam folder. You can also find the Zoom link on the Online Event Page, accessible through the link included in the Eventbrite reminder email.

Lina’s cook-along dishes will be Roz Bazlia (Lamb rice with peas), Yogurt and Cucumber Salad and Halawet El Jibn (Semolina Pudding)

Equipment List

  • 2 Saucepans
  • 1 Frying pan
  • 1 Large baking tray
  • 1 Large bowl
  • 2 Mixing bowls

Ingredients List

  • 150g green peas (fresh or frozen. Green beans can also be used)
  • 200g basmati rice
  • 200g lamb mince (or ground beef or Quorn)
  • 3 tbsp ghee or butter (or vegetable oil)
  • 50g almonds
  • 3-4 tbsp yogurt (greek or whatever you have available)
  • ½ cucumber
  • 2 tsp dried mint
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 150g sugar
  • 125g semolina
  • 125g clotted cream (or double cream)
  • 50g mascarpone (optional)
  • 50g soft mozzarella
  • 100g grated hard mozzarella (or a total of 150g soft mozzarella)
  • 1 tsp orange blossom water or rose water (optional)
  • 50g pistachio (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Message from Lina: “My name is Lina from Syria, mother of three children, I came to the UK as a refugee in 2017 to escape the war in my country to protect my children and secure them a better future. From childhood I loved craftwork, I learned painting, sewing and knitting wool.

I learned the art of cooking from the age of fourteen. I was standing next to my grandmother and my mother and noticing how they cook, and then, as I helped my mother with the cooking, it became my favourite hobby. I spend endless hours cooking. I love it. I am obsessed with the smell of delicious food. If you know anything about Syrian food you know you are in for a treat.”

Payments made through Paypal can take up to 48 hours to have the order confirmed. To guarantee your spot on a cookery class we recommend using a debit or credit card.

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