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OCTOBER 2017

(A Collaboration with Welcoming Economies Global Network & Syracuse University, Dept. of Art & Music Histories)

AFGHANISTAN by Ali | Mantu | Beef dumpling, lentil, yogurt, tomato, cilantro, dried mint  
ETHIOPIA by Habiba | Injera, Kosar, Mesir Wot, Shiro Wot | Sourdough flatbread; okra, spinach; red lentil, berbere; spiced garbanzo
PAKISTAN by Sarah | Chaat Papri | Cumin-ajwain cracker, yogurt, garbanzo, potato, chaat masala, tamarind, mint, pomegranate, mango
SOUTH SUDAN by Patience | Ringodel | Smoked goat, peanut butter, ginger, ghost pepper
SYRIA dessert by Assad | Éma’a | Stretchy ice cream, rosewater, pistachio

Oud by Ahmed (Syria); Cuatro by Sammy (Puerto Rico); Vocals by Nyasazama (Congo)

OCTOBER 2017

(A Fundraiser for Common Ground's Resettlement Efforts in Cazenovia)

BURMA by Nancy | Nga Poung Htout | Banana flower, banana leaf, bamboo, chayote, prawn
EGYPT by Mervat | Koshari | Macaroni, lentil, basmati, tomato, crispy onion, baharat
PAKISTAN by Sarah | Chaat Papri | Cumin-ajwain cracker, garbanzo, potato, chaat masala, yogurt, tamarind, mint, pomegranate, mango
VIETNAM by Ngoc | Cháo Lòng Gioi | Blood sausage with laksa, Thai basil, lemongrass, fish sauce, jasmine rice
SYRIA dessert by Assad | Halawet el Jibn | Sweet cheese, semolina, orange blossom water, lemon, pistachio

Musician TBD

FEBRUARY 2017

AFGHANISTAN by Somayeh | Naranji Pulav | Basmati, Seville orange peel, raisin, almond, pistachio, saffron
BURMA by Ma Thu & Kyaw Kyaw | Mohinga  |  Tilapia, lemongrass, shallot, fried bean cake, peanut, mint, lime
ERITREA by Genet | Injera, Gomen, Addes & Shiro  |  Sourdough flatbread; collard greens, berbere, red lentil, spiced garbanzo
THE GAMBIA by Madeleine | Domada } Chicken, peanut butter, cabbage, tomato, Scotch Bonnet pepper
SYRIA dessert by Namet | Haresa | Semolina, ghee, tahini, pistachio, orange blossom water

Classical Cuban guitar by Justo

Cooking class with mung, masoor & urad dal by Anirban & Andrew

October 2016

BURMA by Moonra | Tohu Thoke | Homemade garbanzo tofu, lime leaf, palm sugar, shallot, peanut
IRAN by Somayyeh | Khoresht-e Beh | Quince, beef, golden plum, saffron, dried lemon
IRAQ by Muna | Fattoush |  Romaine, purslane, tomato, pita, eggplant, cucumber, pomegranate molasses, sumac
SOMALIA by Anisaa | Shakshouka | Soft egg, tomato, toasted cumin, sweet paprika, cayenne, cilantro
PAKISTAN dessert by Sarah | Gajar Halwa | Red Delhi carrot, ghee, pistachio, cardamom

Music by Nyasazama (vocals) & Gedeon (piano)

APRIL 2016

BHUTAN by Monu  |  Parvar Aloo ko Tarkaari & homemade Poori  |  Pointed gourd, red potato, ajwain, bara masala, mustard oil
GHANA by Yaa  |  Red Red, plantain & shito  |  Black eyed peas, palm oil, scotch bonnet pepper with fried plantain, peppery shrimp sauce
PAKISTAN by Sarah & Robin  |  Fruit chaat  |  Mango, guava, apple, pomegranate, almond, raisin, garbanzo, mint, yogurt, tamarind, chaat masala
SOUTH SUDAN by Patience  |  Ringodel |  Smoked goat, peanut butter, piri piri chili
SYRIA dessert by Sahar  |  Muhallabiya Amardeen  |  Apricot leather, milk pudding, pistachio, rosewater

Music by Nyasamaza (vocals) & Bella (piano)

Ayurvedic cooking class by Sarada

FEBRUARY 2016

(A Valentines Day Tasting to benefit the International Rescue Committee & Syracuse's Rescue Mission)

AFGHANISTAN by Somayeh  |  Ash Reshteh  |  Bean trio, noodle, parsley, mint, cilantro, dill, gandana, yogurt, kashk
IRAN by Somayyeh  |  Zereshk Pullao | Chicken, basmati, barberry, pistachio, saffron
PAKISTAN by Sarah |  Pakora Chaat  |  Fried spinach fritters, red onion, sev, yogurt, mint & tamarind chutneys
SYRIA by Sahar  |  Fateh Makdouz  |  Baby eggplant, beef, yogurt, tahini, almond, toasted pita
IRAQ dessert by Muna  |  Kunefe  |  Shredded phyllo, pistachio, cardamom, sweet cheese

Oud by Mohammed

OCTOBER 2015

BURMA by Ma Thu & Kyaw Kyaw  |  Laphet & Gin Thoke  |  Pickled tea leaves, ginger, nappa cabbage, tomato, crispy legumes, garlic, peanut, prawn
INDIA by Sharada  |  Aratikaya Ava Pettina Kura  |  Green banana, tamarind, curry leaf, urad & chana dal
IRAQ by Muna  |  Fattoush  |  Romaine, purslane, tomato, pita, eggplant, cucumber, pomegranate molasses, sumac
LAOS by Kitty  |  Tom Kha Ja  |  Coconut milk, potato, lemongrass, galangal, lime leaf, shrimp paste, chili
PAKISTAN dessert by Sarah |  Falooda  |  Kulfi, vermicelli, saffron, pandan water, rose syrup, basil seed, pistachio

Oud by Mohammed

SEPTEMBER 2015

(All-Africa Dinner & a Movie produced in partnership with Inkululeko.)

CONGO by Alice  |  Pondu & Fufu  |  Cassava leaves, celery leaves, eggplant, chili, palm oil
ERITREA by Genet  |  Injera, Azifa, Shiro  |  Sourdough flatbread; green lentil salad; spiced garbanzo
GHANA by Yaa  |  Nkatenkwan  |  Peanut, ginger & goat stew with spicy plantains
SOUTH SUDAN by Patience  |  Dekatudo  |  House smoked duck, ginger, piri piri chili
TUNISIA by Radhia  |  Mulukhiyya  |  Beef, ground jute leaves, tomato
SOMALIA dessert by Zahra, Anisaa & Ayaan  |  Xalwo  |  Ghee, cardamom, nutmeg, white sesame

JUNE 2015

(Syracuse's World Refugee Day, with generous support from Catholic Charities of Onondaga County, enabling us to sell dishes below cost)

BHUTAN by Monu  |  Rukh-Katahar ko Tarkaari with Puri  |  Young green jackfruit, potato, green chili, mustard oil
BURMA by Moonra  |  Tohu Thoke  |  Homemade garbanzo tofu, lime leaf, palm sugar, shallot, peanut
ERITREA by Genet  |  Injera, Addes, Shiro  |  Sourdough flatbread; berbere lentils; spiced garbanzo
IRAQ by Muna  |  Tabbouleh  |  Parsley, mint, bulgur, cherry tomato, Persian cucumber
SOMALIA dessert by Zahra, Anisaa & Ayaan  |  Xalwo  |  Ghee, cardamom, nutmeg, white sesame

JANUARY 2015

BURMA by Ma Thu & Kyaw Kyaw  |  Mohinga  |  Catfish, lemongrass, shallot, fried bean cake, peanut, mint, lime
ERITREA by Genet  |  Injera, Gomen & Shiro  |  Sourdough flatbread; lamb, collard greens, berbere; spiced garbanzo
JAPAN by Zaw  |  Nishime  |  Lotus, daikon, taro, shiitake, konnyaku, mirin, sake
SOUTH SUDAN by Patience  |  Gwenomakitalo  |  Smoked guinea hen, peanut butter, piri piri chili
SOMALIA dessert by Zahra, Anisaa & Ayaan  |  Xalwo  |  Ghee, cardamom, nutmeg, white sesame

Classical Cuban guitar by Justo

Ghanaian 'miracle' berries (1 per guest) + bitter > sweet buffet

October 2014

(An all-vegetarian menu to celebrate our new partnership with Salt City Harvest Farm)

BHUTAN by Monu  |  Paakeko Pharsi ko Tarkaari  |  Kabocha, potato, fenugreek, asafetida, ginger, chili, mustard oil
ERITREA by Genet  |  Injera, Mesir Wat & Azifa  |  Sourdough flatbread; berbere, red lentil; green lentil salad
INDONESIA by Siska  |  Pepes Tahu  |  Banana leaf, oyster mushroom, tofu, lemongrass, candlenut, lemon basil
TUNISIA by Radhia  |  Lablabi  |  Garbanzo, cumin, harissa, caper, preserved lemon
AFGHANISTAN dessert by Shakiba  |  Firnee  |  Milk, cream, cardamom, saffron, pistachio

Music by Songambele Drum Troupe, a Great Lakes collective spanning Burundi, Congo, Rwanda & Uganda

April 2014

BURMA by Saw Soe  |  Thin Baw Thi Athoke  |  Green papaya, prawn, peanut, ngapi, chili
CUBA by Lester & Laritza  |  Quimbombo  |  Okra, beef, plantain, tomato, cumin
SOMALIA by Eheze & Fatuma  |  Sambusa  |  Camel, homemade dough, onion, piri piri
THAILAND by Sarinthra  |  Kao Pad Gai Gra Pow  |  Fried jasmine rice, chicken larb, holy basil, red pepper, egg
IRAQ dessert by Muna  |  Kunefe  |  Shredded phyllo, pistachio, cardamom, sweet cheese

February 2014

AFGHANISTAN by Shakiba  |  Qabili Pulao  |  Lamb, basmati, toasted cumin, carrot, pistachio, red raisin
BHUTAN by Monu  |  Kerala ko Achaar & Roti  |  Pickled bitter gourd; semi-sweet Nepali-style donuts
MOHAWK NATION by Joe  |  Ash washed corn soup  |  Ash blanched corn kernels, pulled pork, mirepoix
SOUTH SUDAN by Patience  |  Gwenomakitilo & Malakwang  |  Smoked chicken, peanut butter, green chili, aromatic greens
IRAN dessert by Somayyeh  |  Shole Zard  |  Basmati, saffron, butter, pistachio, rosewater

September 2013

ERITREA by Genet  |  Injera, Shiro Alitcha & Atkilt Wot  |  Sourdough flatbread; spiced garbanzo; cabbage, carrot, berbere
GHANA by Yaa  |  Nkatenkwan  |  Peanut, ginger & chicken stew with spicy plaintains
IRAN by Somayyeh  |  Khoresht Aloo  |  Chicken, golden plum, apricot, barberry, saffron
IRAQ by Muna  |  Kibbeh pie  |  Lamb, bulghur, mint, hummous
LAOS by Vekonda  |  Yum Goong  |  Shrimp, squid, pork pate, snow fungus, sweet chili
CAMBODIA dessert by Rick  |  Ka Thomp  |  Banana leaf, coconut rice, baby banana, red bean

May 2013

BHUTAN by Jai  |  Momo  |  Ginger, cabbage & chili dumpling with tomato pickle
BURMA by Ma Thu & Kyaw Kyaw  |  A-jaw Zohn  |  Fried shallot & bottle gourd fritters, tamarind dip
BURMA by Saw Soe  |  Ohn No Khao Swe  |  Coconut, curried chicken, egg, whole shallot & lime stew
ERITREA by Genet  |  Injera, Brsin & Hamil  |  Sourdough flatbread, berbere spiced beef; collard greens
IRAQ by Muna  |  Dolma  |  Baby eggplant filled with Egyptian rice, dill & date molasses
POLAND by Agata  |  Salatka  |  Potato, celery root, carrot, pickle, dill, egg, mayonnaise
CUBA dessert by Jose | Flan | Egg, milk, vanilla bean, cinnamon