27 November, 2022, 09:06

Syrian Breakfast Cooking Class at Tucson Jewish Community Center June 4

Syrian Breakfast Cooking Class
Noon -3 p.m. Sunday, June 4
Tucson Jewish Community Center

More Info
(520) 299-3000

Chef Shahd can’t wait to introduce you to classic Syrian breakfast cuisine and share her expertise in creating appetizing Syrian dishes.

The Tucson Jewish Community Center is hosting Syrian Refugee Chef Shahd’s cooking class on Sunday, June 4 from 12 – 3 p.m.

During the event, Shahd will tell her story of leaving Syria and making her journey to Tucson.

Next, she will teach the traditional cooking techniques passed down from her mother and grandmother.

While feasting together after the cooking lesson, she will also share her favorite Syrian music and explain how to make traditional mint tea.

The cooking class, which is co-hosted by the International Rescue Committee, is $70 a person and $65 for Tucson Jewish Community Center members.

Syrian Breakfast Menu

  • Syrian Fattet Hummusa creamy, pine-nutty concoction served with yogurt and pita chips
  • Falafel – deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas
  • Ful Medames – fava beans dish made with sautéed vegetables
  • Baid Maslooch – a hard-boiled egg dish
  • Traditional Mint Tea

The Tucson Jewish Community Center is located at 3800 E. River Rd. For more information, call (520) 299-3000 and visit tucsonjcc.org to buy tickets.

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