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Migrateful – Ecuadorean cookery class with Leonor

When

Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 11, 2019

Where

Migration Museum at The Workshop,
26 Lambeth High Street,
London, SE1 7AG

Summary

Tuesday 11 June 2019 | 6.30pm–9pm
Migration Museum at the Workshop
26 Lambeth High Street, London, SE1 7AG
Tickets: £35 (+ £3.32 Eventbrite fee) – click here to book

 

Leonor will teach you three of her favourite vegetarian Ecuadorian dishes followed by a sit down meal. This is your chance to learn a brand new cuisine, support an amazing cause, and eat great food!

Message from Leonor:
“My name is Leonor and I am from Ecuador. I came to London 7 years ago. All my friends and family know me for being a wonderful cook. I am a kind and hard working person and I enjoy meeting new people and experiencing new things. I love Ecuadorian food. Migrateful is a very important way for me to build my confidence. My heart beats every time someone speaks English to me in the street. This is why Migrateful is so important for me because it’s a chance for me to get over my fear of speaking English. Leading a cookery class feels like a real challenge because of having to be able to communicate in English – but I am excited about this challenge and excited to teach you my Ecuadorian recipes.”

The class will take place within our Room to Breathe exhibition and attendees will also have the chance to look around the exhibition.

Tickets cost £35 (plus Eventbrite booking fee). This includes the cost of the cookery class, dinner and an optional guided tour of our current exhibitions. Click here to book via Eventbrite.

We regret that the venue for this event is not fully accessible – it is located on the first floor with no step-free access.

About Migrateful

Migrateful is a cookery and language initiative where asylum seekers, refugees and migrants struggling to access employment in the UK due to legal and linguistic barriers, teach their traditional cuisines to the public. Visit migrateful.org to find out more.

What to expect

During a Migrateful cookery class, you will work within your group to prepare dishes to be served family-style. Some dishes are prepared by the chef and demonstrated to you while some dishes will have you preparing it from beginning to end, while learning our chef’s authentic techniques from their home country. Our classes appeal to those interested in learning international recipes, practising a different language and in meeting new people for a cultural exchange in an intimate setting, as well as to those wishing to support migrants and refugees struggling to rebuild their lives.