everything under the sun

August 2017

Calendar Calendar

Social bookmarking
Social bookmarking Digg  Social bookmarking Delicious  Social bookmarking Reddit  Social bookmarking Stumbleupon  Social bookmarking Slashdot  Social bookmarking Yahoo  Social bookmarking Google  Social bookmarking Blinklist  Social bookmarking Blogmarks  Social bookmarking Technorati  

Bookmark and share the address of FAIR & CLEAR SKIN! on your social bookmarking website

Bookmark and share the address of CrazyFruits on your social bookmarking website

Latest topics
» Student loan debt crushing older Americans too
Yesterday at 14:33 by Adamadmin

» The Sun's corona, a fiery halo, is still a mystery to scientists
Yesterday at 14:32 by Adamadmin

» Terminally ill dad to celebrate Christmas early with 4 kids
Yesterday at 14:31 by Adamadmin

» Toddler chokes to death on grapes
Yesterday at 14:30 by Adamadmin

» Trump slams ‘Obstructionist Democrats’ as danger to national security
Yesterday at 14:29 by Adamadmin

» Six Flags Over Texas removes Confederate flag, reversing earlier decision
Yesterday at 14:28 by Adamadmin

» Derek Jeter welcomes daughter Bella Raine
Yesterday at 14:26 by Adamadmin

» Taylor Swift completely wipes out her social media accounts
Yesterday at 14:25 by Adamadmin

» Doctors brace for rise in ER visits ahead of solar eclipse
Yesterday at 14:23 by Adamadmin

» Woman battling cancer dies after eating contaminated oysters
Yesterday at 14:22 by Adamadmin

» 10-year-old India rape victim unknowingly gives birth to baby girl, report says
Yesterday at 14:22 by Adamadmin

» Push to strip Confederate emblem from Mississippi flag heats up
Yesterday at 14:20 by Adamadmin

» Steve Bannon out at the White House
Yesterday at 14:19 by Adamadmin

» Jamaican Desserts (100% Delicious) KEEP CALM AND LOVE IT!!
Yesterday at 14:16 by Adamadmin

» Festival of the Jamaican Arts great turn out
Yesterday at 14:15 by Adamadmin

» Teddy Sinclair's Diamond days another piece of Art
Yesterday at 14:13 by Adamadmin

» Gorgeous supermodel naomi campbell sack it to her haters!
Yesterday at 14:12 by Adamadmin

» Haitian paintings art pics
Yesterday at 14:11 by Adamadmin

» Japanese painting art pics
Yesterday at 14:10 by Adamadmin

» Gatlin takes his revenge
Yesterday at 14:09 by Adamadmin

Usain Bolt beaten by two Americans in final 100-meter race

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:50 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 3

Usain lost his bolt during final hurray nearing his retirement plan

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:45 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 2

Usain Bolt retirement has stalled by two american one was his arch rival gatlin

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:51 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 1

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies, Chinese government says

Thu 3 Aug 2017 - 0:02 by BigBossAdmin

BEIJING -- Jailed activist and Nobel Peace …

Comments: 1

9-year-old applies for alien-fighting job, NASA responds

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:47 by JustinBieber2

A 9-year-old boy answered a call from NASA to …

Comments: 1

Acute migraine drug succeeds in late-stage study

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:51 by JustinBieber2

Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday said its acute …

Comments: 1

Chicago to sue DOJ over sanctuary cities policy

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city plans to …

Comments: 1

Mom dies after giving birth to twins following dad's gunshot death

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:52 by JustinBieber2

Three young siblings are being cared for by …

Comments: 1

US formally tells UN it wants out of Paris climate accord

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Friday …

Comments: 0

Top posting users this week

You are not connected. Please login or register

CrazyFruits » African/Caribbean/UK/GeneralDiscussions » Birmingham gets ready for Soul Kitchen

Birmingham gets ready for Soul Kitchen

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

1OH Birmingham gets ready for Soul Kitchen on Sun 23 Mar 2014 - 19:54



Image Text:
SOUL FOOD: Astro and Rustie Lee (centre) with chef Lorenzo Richards (right) and students at the launch of Soul Kitchen at South & City College
IF MUSIC be the food of love – cook on! We may be in the depths of winter, but organisers of Birmingham’s Caribbean Food Festival are already spicing things up for next June, when music and dishes will fuse together at this unique event.
It all starts now with Soul Kitchen, an innovative cookery competition for budding young chefs across the city who will be inspired to write songs to accompany their Caribbean dishes with help from reggae royalty Astro, of UB40.
Launched by South & City College, Birmingham, Soul Kitchen will hold a series of heats between now and next April, with the winners being announced at the festival in June.
Astro, aka trumpeter Terence Oswald, who helped UB40 to scores of chart hits during a glittering musical career spanning more than four decades, told the The Voice that cooking had always been his first love.
“I started off as a commis chef long before we launched UB40,” said Astro. “I still believe that this is still one of the greatest mediums to work in for job satisfaction. In the early days I even used to cook the band food on portable stoves.
“I come from a big family of boys and as children my Mum always taught us to cook as she felt it was very important for us never to have to depend on a woman for food!”
He added: “I’m looking forward to working with the youngsters and putting some good songs together.”
Rustie Lee, the original queen of Caribbean cuisine, will also be playing her part, and was at the launch of Soul Kitchen at South & City College.
She said: “Once you can cook you will never be hungry – it’s a great skill.”
Award-winning chef Loren-zo Richards, who runs the Wildmoor Oak Restaurant in Bromsgrove, and is also involved in the project said: “Today’s students are tomorrow’s chefs.
“It’s important too that the link with Caribbean food and the community is not lost, as traditionally that is what our food is all about.”
Elders from the Caribbean community will be passing on their secrets in a series of inter-generational events with the students. The Soul Kitchen launch included favourite songs such as Carry Me Ackee from Jamaica and Coconut Woman from Barbados.
Sardul Dhesi, deputy principal of South & City College, which has a restaurant open daily to the public run by its catering students, said: “We are celebrating the diversity of our communities with this event and offering our students the chance to try out a whole range of culinary skills.”
One of the event’s main sponsors is Oman-based businessman Khalid Al-Jabri, who was invited to Birmingham by Joan Blaney, CBE, who hosted his first visit to the city. The two met six years ago while working on a housing project in Tanzania.
Blaney said: “We were delighted that Mr Al-Jabri accepted our invitation to Birmingham when he was able to meet other festival organisers such as Mehendra Chauhan from City Centre Management and Rob Dudley, of marketing company Big Cat Group.”
She added: “Although Mr Al-Jabri is already pursuing business interests in London, he is keen to see what opportunities exist here in Birmingham and was therefore more than happy to sponsor our festival next year.”
He even had a poem written in honour of his visit by Ita Gooden, who was chosen last year to one of the 12 poets of 2012. The nurse and midwife helped to create a poem that was showcased in London’s Olympic Park and read by the thousands of visitors to the Games last year.
Other festival sponsors include East End Foods, Birmingham City Council, Birmingham College of Food, Blakeys Caribbean Food and Tropical Sun Foods.
Anyone wanting to get involved can contact Mykal Brown, Assistant Director Access to Further Education at South & City College: 0121 702 1037, or mykal.brown@sccb. Or www.facebook. com/WassifaShowcase

2OH Re: Birmingham gets ready for Soul Kitchen on Wed 26 Mar 2014 - 19:44


jerk chicken yesss yesss

The infantilisation of society and the world is reaching critical mass.

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum