‘Share a meal, share a story’: Youth cooking event for Refugee Week

Knives are sharpened, recipe cards are out, and aprons are tied around the waists of those eager to embrace a new cultural experience. In celebration of Refugee Week, the non-profit youth organisation, ‘The Youth Co-Lab’ hosted a free cultural cooking class in collaboration with ‘CORE Community Services’ on Saturday 21 June to shed light on the refugee experience and celebrate the positive contributions of refugees to Australian society. The class, named ‘The Kitchen Co-Lab’, ran its sixth cooking class at the CORE Community centre in Fairfield, with refugees Maria Smano and Nahrain Khamo highlighting south-west Sydney’s rich Assyrian culture...

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