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Witches Brew Variety Show

Posted by Georgia E on  November 15, 2018

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Category: Uncategorized
It was a dark, blustery Halloween evening. Which meant it was time for our Witches Brew Benefit Variety Show! Advance tickets had sold out, meaning El Gabinete was full of revellers awaiting with trepidation a night of spooky entertainment from our eerie array of performers.   Hosted by the ghoulish Dominic Anglim, we enjoyed the scarily good talents of story teller and poet J.D Candora. Claire Jones provided us with a stand-up routine detailing the

Taste of Morocco and Syria in Madrid

Posted by Kat on  November 8, 2018

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Category: Chefugee
Written by: Ekaterina Kuznetsova One thing you are missing when reading this article is the smell of the amazing food that was cooked by a very talented Moroccan chef Rachida. You are missing out on a lot, trust me. But let’s start from the beginning. Rachida moved to Syria with her husband. Later she was forced to leave the country with him and her four kids. First, she moved to Germany but then her family

Los sabores de Marruecos y Siria en Madrid

Posted by Kat on  November 8, 2018

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Category: Chefugee
Una cosa que te estás perdiendo al leer este artículo es el olor de la asombrosa comida que cocinó la talentosa cocinera marroquí Rachida. Créeme, te estás perdiendo mucho. Pero empecemos por el principio. Rachida se mudó a Siria con su esposo, pero más tarde fue obligada a dejar el país con él y sus cuatros hijos. Primero se fueron a Alemania, pero más tarde su familia decidió trasladarse a España, concretamente a Madrid. Pese
Wesal y el equipo Gigi Mientras esperábamos en la terraza del Restaurante Gigi, los platos de la chef Wesal inundaban el lugar con aromas típicos sirios, nos costaba creer que habíamos llegado ya al último día de Refugee Food Festival en Madrid. En toda la semana, ocho restaurantes completamente llenos abrieron sus puertas a siete chefs refugiados que cocinaron alguno de platos más atesorados en sus culturas en un ámbito de cocina profesional. La chef
Wesal and the Gigi team It was hard to believe that we had reached the final day of the Refugee Food Festival in Madrid sitting on the terrace outside Restaurant Gigi with the rich aromas of chef Wesal’s traditional Syrian flavours wafting through the air. Throughout the week eight fully-booked restaurants have flung open their kitchen doors to seven refugee and asylum seeker chefs who have in turn shared their treasured cultural dishes in a