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The SSI Community Kitchen was pleased to have Sue Dahman return to cook for a group of 95 clients who were joined by 10 volunteers, bilingual guides and case managers.

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Also joining the lunch were representatives from the Arab Council of Australia and Settlement Council of Australia, who remarked on the inspiring and enjoyable initiative. The clients helping in the kitchen learnt to make traditional Lebanese inspired dishes such as fattoush salad, kofta, and lentils with rice, while others enjoyed playing soccer and some general "time out".

Success stories

Kamiran and Zozan - A taste of Syria in Coffs Harbour

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Kamiran and Zozan came to Australia from Syria with their family two years ago. Their life in Syria revolved around owning a restaurant specialising in delicious, local cuisine, frequented by friends, family and the community on a regular basis. Here in Australia, they’re re-discovering their passion for food, and are looking to bring a taste of Syria for the Coffs Harbour community to enjoy.

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