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Migrateful Somali Cookery Class with Obah


The Coexist Community Kitchen, Mivart Street Studios, Unit 10 Epstein Building, Bristol, BS5 6JF

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Chef Obah from Somalia will guide you through how to prepare her menu from scratch while sharing stories, secrets and inspiration about traditional Somali food and culture.

This menu caters to both vegans and those who eat meat (beef). Allergens include: milk, eggs, gluten, celery.

Menu, subject to change:

Beef Suqaar (Beef Stew) | Meat (Beef); Celery
Vegetable Suqaar (Vegetable Stew) | Vegan; Celery
Barissie Iskudaskars(Seasoned Rice) | Vegan; Gluten
Shidni (Spicey Chutney) | Vegan/Vegetarian; Milk
Kebase (Somali Chapatti) | Vegan/Vegetarian; Gluten, Milk, Egg

A message from our Chef Obah:

“Hello, my name is Obah. I am from Somalia but was born and grew up in Kuwait. I never cooked when I was young, as my mum never had time to teach us. I learnt to cook when I got married to my husband 23 years ago, starting with Kabes (Somali chapatti). It didn’t turn out perfect the first time, but I was determined to do it again and from there I just learnt through practicing. I really enjoy learning about new food from different cultures, and mixing them together!.”

Migrateful is an award-winning charity & social enterprise supporting asylum seekers, refugees & migrants in their journey to integration & independence through preparing them to lead cookery classes in their native cuisine. As well as London & Brighton, Migrateful runs classes in Bristol led by seven different chefs and hosted at Coexist Kitchen and St Werburghs. Cuisines include Sri Lankan, Ghanaian, Sudanese and Nigerian.



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