Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Vegetarian Indian/Sri Lankan Cooking Class for Refugee Week

As part of our celebrations for Refugee Week, Amnesty International NSW is hosting an Indian/Sri Lankan (vegetarian) cooking class on the 3rd of July 2010. The teacher, Leigh Drew is a passionate vegan home cook and food-o-phile. She runs cooking classes through the Sydney Community College and has written a dessert cookbook called Vegan Indulgence. She has also developed recipes for the desserts sold at naked espresso/Basil Pizza in Newtown (, She is an advocate of rights for all beings - human and animal - and enjoys taking her passion for great tasting and easy to make plant based food out into the community. We will start at 10.30 am and make a total of six dishes including four curries (tofu saag, baigan bharta, aloo gobi and chana masala), and two side dishes (roti/chapatti and spiced pilaf). The participation fee of 15$ includes a recipe booklet, the participation of the cooking class, lunch and food to take home. Please mention if you are on a gluten free diet when booking.

When: 10.30 am

Where: Lane Cove Seniors Centre, 180 Longueville Road, Lane Cove, NSW 2066

Participation price: 15$ (to be paid cash on the day)

Please RSVP to: Ingrid Giskes on

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