[beef] Bamieh bi lahmeh بامیة باللحمة
A traditional Middle Eastern dish, this light stew of okra and beef cubes can be found in countless variations in different countries and regions. The Syrian recipe features sauteed garlic and onion in a lightly spiced tomato gravy, generously garnished with parsley and coriander, and served alongside Rez bel Shairieh (rice with vermicelli) and a selection of pickles.
[vegetarian] Bamieh bil ziet بامیة بالزیت
The vegetarian version of this dish is also very popular, and well regarded for its health benefits. Cooked with generous splash of olive oil and squeeze of lemon, it is equally delicious warm with rice, or served at room temperature as a mezze to be scooped up with pita bread.
Originally from the mountains of Syria and Lebanon, tabbouleh has become one of the most popular salads in the Middle East. A fragrant herb salad of parsley and mint, tomato and onion, with a scattering of bulgur, and seasoned with olive oil, lemon, and salt.
Ma’amoul bil tamer معمول بالتمر
An ancient Arab dessert, these delicate pastry cookies are filled with dates. They may be in the shape of balls, domed or flattened disks, decorated by hand or be made in specially carved wooden molds, often passed down in families for generations.
Newcomer Kitchen’s weekly pop-up take place on WEDNESDAYS.
Meals are available for pickup between 6–7pm from The Depanneur, 1033 College Street (between Dufferin & Dovercourt) MAP
Free 3km Delivery
foodora sponsors FREE Delivery within 3km radius.
(approx Keele to Spadina, St. Clair to Lakeshore) MAP
Flat Rate 6km Delivery
If you live outside the 3km free delivery zone, foodora can deliver for a $10 within a 6km radius
(approx. Park Lawn to DVP, Eglinton to Lakeshore) MAP
Newcomer Kitchen is a new project that invites groups of Syrian refugee 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 an honorarium for the cooks.
We also offer 1 “Guest Cook” spot to help/hang out in the kitchen, learn the recipes and join the ladies for family meal on Wednesday (10:30-4:30). We are asking for a $50 donation for this, which will go to topping up the $ we have to share with the cooks. This is available for purchase online, on a first-come, first-served basis.
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 help 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!
Support Newcomer Kitchen
Leave a ReplyWant to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!