Don’t we all wish we had a little more time!!! Well, coming this Thursday you can forget about thinking “What’s for Dinner??” by ordering with Newcomer Kitchen and letting us cook for you!
Imagine sitting down and digging into a delicious and unique meal prepared by the new crew at Newcomer Kitchen’s “Willing to Work” Program. This training program is funded by the IRCC and introduces a group of newcomer women to the in’s and out’s of starting their own small food business. This term, the team of women come from Afghanistan, India and Egypt. It is such privilege to get to know and work with so many women for whom challenges are seen as opportunities for learning and growth. The lessons are for all of us. When you buy this meal your are sending a message, “we care and support your goals for a better future”. 100% of the proceeds from the sales of the dinner go directly into the hands of the entrepreneurs in training!
Center for Social Innovation, 192 Spadina Ave. First Floor Lobby. 5pm-6:30pm
Center for Social Innovation Annex, 720 Bathurst St. Lobby 5pm-6:30pm
East End Pick-up: Glen Rhodes Church, 1470 Gerrard St. E. 4:30pm-6pm
( for free delivery over 6 meals or any questions please call 416 464-1864)
Supper is in the Bag Menu
Meat Main Dish
Indian Kadai Chicken கடாய் சிக்கன்
Traditionally cooked in a Kadai (meaning wok) this smoky, slightly spicy rich curry has halal chicken pieces, tomatoes and the aromatics of onions, garlic, ginger and spices topped with cilantro.
Selva says “I especially enjoyed this dish during college days when my mom and grandma would make this for me. It was my go-to meal.”
Vegetarian Version Main Dish
Indian Kadai Paneer கடாய் பன்னீர்
A vegetarian version of Kadai Chicken, this is a hearty saucy curry combining cubes of Indian-style pressed paneer cheese, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and aromatic spices.
Afghani Chopped Salad افغانی سلاد خرد شده
A vibrant medley of chopped crunchy vegetables and fresh herbs finished with the bright citrus of lemon juice.
Nilofer says “I always eat salads with lots of in-season vegetables. Back home
Kabul, I use to make it for family, neighbours and anyone in my community who wanted it.”
Afghani Qabeli Pulao افغانی قابلی پلو
A national Afghan savoury and sweet rice dish bejewelled with grated carrots, sweet raisins, crunchy pistachio and almonds.
Nazifa says “everyone loves this beautiful rice dish, and I always enjoy entertaining with it.”
Orange Coconut Cake- كيك البرتقال
A Middle Eastern coconut orange cake that is soft and fluffy perfectly sweetened with condensed milk and coconut flakes.
Nehal says “In my childhood, my mom used to make us this. It was always the right dessert or even breakfast when she was in a hurry for work.”