Category Italy

NIK in Italy: conviviality and cultures meeting at the time of coronavirus!

Between masks, sanitation and social distancing, the Rio Selva hosted the final event of the NIK – Newcomers in the Kitchen project, funded by the ERASMUS + programme, on Sunday 20 September in Preganziol. Italy. Among multi-ethnic cooking classes, games… Continue Reading →

The Cooking and Multiplier Event in Italy

Association 2050 is organizing the cooking event and the multiplier event of NIK in Italy. Both events will take place on September 20th at the bio farm Rio Selva located in the province of Treviso. “Gusti e Gesti: l’inclusione vien… Continue Reading →

Play with NIK game to support first-line workers against COVID-19 in Italy.

As many of us are at home to stop the spread of the COVID-19 and we have time at our disposal, NIK-partner 2050 from Northern Italy has launched an initiative to support the Civil Protection simply by playing the NIK game… Continue Reading →

Transnational meeting in ancient Portogruaro, Italy

We just finished our third Transnational Project Meeting in Portogruaro, near Venice, in northern Italy. Associazione 2050 did a wonderful job, with a good working program, some nice cultural activities and a cooking session with a newcomer. We presented and… Continue Reading →

Celebrating the day of the three kings with NIK

On January 5th, when Italians celebrate the arrival of the Three Kings at the light of bonfires, with warm wine and pinza – the typical sweet bread of Venice – and the Befana (the Old Lady), the Italian NIK team… Continue Reading →

Preparing Chicken Karhai with Associazione 2050 in Venice

Associazione 2050 organises cooking sessions on a regular basis in Venice, Italy. This time they organised a session with newcomers from Pakistan and some young friends tot prepare Chicken Karhai together. You will find the short video of the session… Continue Reading →

First NIK Cooking Session in Italy

Last August, 2050 has organized a first cooking session for NIK inviting two young refugees from Pakistan and Mali, Rohan and Mohammed, and three high school students from the local “Liceo Scientifico” to learn how to cook the “Chicken Karahi”…. Continue Reading →

Kheer (Pakistani Rice Pudding)

Cultural background Kheer or Firni is a pudding made by boiling milk and sugar with one of the following: rice, broken wheat, tapioca, vermicelli, or sweet corn. It is flavoured with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashews, pistachios, almonds or other dry… Continue Reading →

Almond paste cookies Mediterranean style

Cultural background Almonds and other nuts are deep rooted in Mediterranean history and industries dating back thousands of years. Explorers ate this nut as they travelled between Asia and the Mediterranean on the Silk Road. And shortly afterward, almond trees… Continue Reading →

Maamoul cookies

Cultural background Maamoul are an ancient cookie from the Arab world. They are very popular in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, and Palestine. Ma’amoul means “stuffed” in Arabic. These flavorful cookies can be stuffed with a number of different fillings such… Continue Reading →

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