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Around the Diaspora: Homecoming

Come on the journey to Mombasa!


February 17, 2022


6:00PM - 8:00PM

Learn how to prepare a traditional cooking dish from Mombasa

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February is the coldest, shortest and busiest month of the year. With the current restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many community members have been unable to travel back to their home grounds.

Around the Diaspora is a cooking series designed to create an interactive group experience from the comfort of your own home. Chef Bashir Munye will take us on a journey to Mombasa as we create a hands-on experience to learn, make and enjoy a traditional East African dish.

Fresh ingredients will be delivered right to your home.

For delivery purposes this event is for residence within the GTA ONLY

Cost: $20.00CAD

Chef Bashir Munye

Chef Bashir Munye is part of a new generation of Toronto chefs who are inspired by global cuisine while creating the future of local and sustainable food ideas. A true global child, Bashir’s experience of food embraces many geographical and cultural boundaries. Born in Somalia, and raised in Italy, he has called Toronto home for the past 22 years. Growing up in the Mediterranean fresh, seasonal foods was the norm. Chef Bashir continues this tradition through his farmer’s market operations where he connects to the local farming and artisanal food business community. His approach to cooking is simple. He is a passionate advocate for promoting diverse food representative of Toronto multicultural communities. He believes and advocates for access to good quality food for everyone. Currently, Bashir is a culinary professor at George Brown College, Food consultant/ recipe developer and an academic researcher.

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