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Vegan Syrian cookery class with Yusuf

Vegan Syrian cookery class with Yusuf

Starts on Mon, 26 Apr 2021 18:00 British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Tickets (£22.15) here.

Join Yusuf in preparing a wonderful Syrian meal for his online cookery class!

About this Event

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.

Join Yusuf in preparing a wonderful Syrian meal for his new online cookery class! 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! 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”. You can also find the Zoom link on the Online Event Page, accessible through the link included in the Eventbrite reminder email.

Yusuf’s cook-along dishes will be Mutabq (fried aubergines) and Fattoush (Syrian salad)

Equipment List

  • 1 Vegetable peeler
  • 1 Chopping board
  • 1 Knife
  • 2 Frying pans
  • 1 Large plate
  • 1 Slotted spoon
  • 1 Large mixing bowl

Ingredients List

  • 2 aubergines
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 ½ long green pepper
  • 2 x 400g tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 small lettuce
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • ½ bunch spring onions
  • 4 small radishes
  • 2 Khubz Arabic flatbread (or pita bread)
  • 1 lemon
  • ½ pomegranate
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp pomegranate molasses
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Herbs and spices:

  • 1 tbsp sumac
  • 1 small bunch coriander
  • 1 small bunch parsley
  • 1 small bunch mint

Message from Yusuf: “Hello. I am Yusuf. I come from the North of Syria. I grew up in a big family where my mother spent every day cooking. Sitting down and eating all together was an essential part of my upbringing. An exciting part of this was that every day two to three neighbours would bring us dishes to eat and we would give them a dish in exchange. It was an amazing way to keep trying new things!

I joined Migrateful to give me a platform to integrate, cook and teach my recipes to different people from the around world. Food is what unites us. One of my favourite Syrian sayings is “the hungry bird doesn’t dance, so let’s break bread together and talk.”

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Please note, we only process refunds and ticket transfers if we are notified 7 days before the class takes place

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