Syrian Refugee Led Syrian Cuisine Cooking Series
September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New! Syrian Cuisine Cooking Class
Sundays, September 17 – October 8, Noon – 3 pm
Register for the full four week session here:
Register for a single session here:
In this four-week class, Shahd Baeij, a Syrian refugee, will teach you to make Syrian delicacies as well as a sampling of her signature recipes. Chef Shahd’s single-session cooking classes at The J have been featured on Tucson’s own Fox 11 News and AZPM’s Arizona Spotlight. Co-hosted with the International Rescue Committee in Tucson. The recipes will be kosher and vegetarian.
Instructor: Shahd Baeij
$70/ $65 members drop-in class
$220/ $200 members for four classes
Sunday, September 17: Syrian Salads
Shahd will teach you how to make her signature Syrian vegetable salad; a healthy potato salad; tabbouleh; and fattoush salad.
Sunday, September 24: Syrian Appetizers
Learn to create Syrian appetizers, including mutabal,a beet and eggplant dish; ful medamas, a fava bean dish; and baba ganoush.
Sunday, October 1: Syrian Specialties
Shahd will share her favorite recipes for oozy, a Syrian stuffed bread; kubah dabeh, a vegetarian croquette; taziki sauce; and yalange, a Syrian vegetable casserole.
Sunday, October 8: Syrian Desserts
Shahd will lead a lesson on Syrian desserts, including baklava; atayif, Syrian pancakes; and kunafeh, a pastry made from pistachios.