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Archive: Nov/Dec 2021 Sessions

Winter 2021 Schedule

Please see below the topics we have covered with links to our presentation slides as well as recipes for our Nov/Dec program in 2021.

 

Week

Topic

Subtopics/activities

Recipe

1

Taste the World

What do we know about food around the world?

Indonesian cuisine

What can we learn from other food cultures?

Gado gado salad with peanut sauce

2

Understanding Food Labelling

Origins of food labelling

Andean cuisine

Getting familiar with our tools

Why is food labelling important?

Locro de Zapallo

3

School Lunch & Snacks

Taste the world - School lunch edition

School lunch & snacks

Educating and involving your children

Lunch: Scrambled eggs & tomatoes

Snacks: Banana ice cream, apple cookies, frozen yogurt covered blueberries

Drink: Ginger bug soda

4

Baking & Desserts 101

Back to the basics

Afghan & Filipino desserts

Nutrition and healthy substitutions

Afghan rice pudding

Cassava cake

5

A Guide to Preserving + Storing Food and Reducing Food Waste

Food preservation: techniques

Storing food and reducing waste: canned vs. fresh vs. frozen, tips

Baby corn masala

6

Moroccan Food Culture & Spicing

Moroccan food culture

Spices 101

Moroccan vegetarian chickpea & carrot tagine

Locations

Community voices

"My experience in both Silver Spring Park Reading Circle and Beyond Academics has taught me that to create social change and empower these children I need to be more proactive in the solution"
Lamyaa Hassan, Dorset Park, July 2015

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