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Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley: ‘Falastin’ in Edinburgh

Thursday 22nd October

  • Venue Ukrainian Community Centre, 14 Royal Terrace EH7 5AB
  • Doors open 7.40pm
  • Start time 8pm
Image of Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley: ‘Falastin’

Falastin is a love letter to Palestine, the land and its people; an evocative collection of over 110 unforgettable recipes and stories from the co-authors of Jerusalem and Ottolenghi: The Cookbook, and Ottolenghi SIMPLE. Travelling through Bethlehem, East Jerusalem, Nablus, Haifa, Akka, Nazareth, Galilee and the West Bank, Sami and Tara invite you to experience and enjoy unparalleled access to Sami’s homeland. The food is the perfect mix of traditional and contemporary, with recipes that have been handed down through the generations and reworked for a modern home kitchen, alongside dishes that have been inspired by Sami and Tara’s collaborations with producers and farmers throughout Palestine. With stunning food and travel photography plus stories from unheard Palestinian voices, this innovative cookbook will transport you to this rich and complex land.

Join us for an evening with Sami and Tara, who will be demonstrating and sharing some of these stunning Palestinian-inspired dishes that you too will want to cook, eat, fall in love with and make your own.