Chapter Sixteen – “Me, I’m a vegetarian too, but I don’t have a problem with meat. I eat pork.”

Today, for the second time, we were relieved of our kitchen duties, this time by volunteer Doran and her friends who made a Korean feast for the visitors and residents. They were super prepared, arriving in the kitchen with everything presliced and whipping up six different dishes in hardly any time. Come 3pm, the table […]

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Chapter Seven – “But what’s the seventh vegetable?” “Meat.”

Today it was Mohammed and Mohamad’s turn to step into the kitchen and teach us how to make Arabic Sabah doal, having both phoned their parents the night before to compare recipes. Mohammed is Mohamad’s flatmate, and they live together with another Mohammed. There used to be a fourth Mohammed (don’t worry, they all have nicknames […]

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