Festival

From the 30th & 31st of January 2021 and throughout 2021, the Muslim Arts and Culture Festival (MACFEST) will present a diverse selection of speakers, artists, cultures and much more!

Find out more on their website here and book online events here, including the opening ceremony here, which will be on Saturday 30th January 2021, from 11.00 am to 12.00 noon. 

We are please to announce that the the following MACFEST ONLINE event will be moderated by our own Events Manager, Joanna Jones. You can book your tickets for this event on Eventbrite here

MACFEST2021: Muslim Cuisine: Along the Silk Route

Saturday 30 January 2021

17:30 – 18:30 

Join Haleh Moravej as she explores the origin of some of the food passing from inhospitable high mountains to long stretches of desert.

Haleh Moravej, Senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University in Nutritional Sciences will explore the origin of some of the food passing from inhospitable high mountains to long stretches of desert of Central Asia along the Silk Route..

She will cover the past two millennia with special focus on the trade routes of the Silk Road that brought almonds, apples, figs, grapes, apricots, peaches, pistachios, rice, and a wide variety of other foods to European kitchens.

 

 

 

 

 


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