The hottest new brunch in Toronto doesn’t come from a Michelin-starred restaurant, and it doesn’t feature a trendy pastry mashup. It’s a pop-up staffed by Syrian refugees.
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Le Newcomer Kitchen est une initiative torontoise qui facilite l’intégration des réfugiés syriens par le biais de la nourriture. Malgré les succès du projet, les organisateurs peinent à rendre le projet autosuffisant.
[beef ] Kibbeh summaqiyah كبة سماقية Kibbeh in sumac sauce are a specialty of Aleppo, considered by many to be the culinary capital of Syria. Kibbeh – egg-sized elongated balls of finely ground spiced halal beef and bulgur stuffed with a ground beef and nut mixture, are fried and then cooked a tangy, dark red […]
Cooking Can Be Both An Intimate And Communal Experience by Roam New Roads | Dec 5, 2016 | RNR DOCS With over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Jan O’Hearn is no amateur when it comes to knowing good food. After spending a year and a half in the Middle East, Jan became fascinated […]
For the one-year anniversary of the Syrian settlement, CBC Toronto’s Metro Morning gathered a group of newcomers as well as sponsors to reflect on the past year and discuss the road ahead in the heart of the Newcomer Kitchen. See excerpts from the conversation in CBC’s special online feature, Far and Wide RADIO CBC Metro Morning […]
Perspective this week looks at how Syrian refugees have managed in the year since they came to Canada and what it is like now on the ground in Aleppo.
Alors que l’Europe, confrontée à une crise migratoire sans précédent, surveille ses frontières, le Canada, lui, organise le plus grand pont aérien de son histoire. De Mathieu Bana, François Reinhardt et Yann Le Gléau – ARTE GEIE / What’s Up Productions – France 2016 En moins de trois mois, 25000 réfugiés syriens sont accueillis. Emmenées […]
After the success of The Depanneur’s weekly dinners, Mirvish Village developer Westbank steps up to sponsor a Syrian brunch event at Butler’s Pantry BY KELLI KIELEY NOVEMBER 30, 2016 “Instead of just selling your last sandwich, why not go down in a Thelma and Louise blaze of glory?” That was the pitch to Atique Azad, […]
Behind the scenes at the Newcomer Kitchen and Karam Kitchen in Ontario by Amanda Scriver | November 30, 2016 It has been nearly one year since the Liberal government enacted a program to admit 25,000 Syrian refugees arrived in Canada. In their first year, many of the families faced several challenges to overcome: getting to know […]
We invite you to join Newcomer Kitchen at Butler’s Pantry for Toronto’s first authentic Syrian brunch! brought to you with the generous support of Westbank This is the first official public Newcomer Kitchen spin-off project, in a trial-run, limited seating engagement. Come enjoy a lavish spread of traditional Syrian home cooking prepared by the talented cooks […]