What you'll do
Traditional stories & recipes have come on long journeys from homes in Afghanistan, Syria and Persia! Afghan, Syrian, Persian & Turkish street food, sweets and spiced ice cream, spiced teas, some of the best rice and bread in the world. Enjoy dishes lovingly prepared and shared with you by the newest Australians. Traditional recipes have come on long (and sometimes perilous) journeys from homes in Syria, Afghanistan and Persia (Iran), brought to keep these homelands alive in hearts and bellies. These dishes are shared with you as our new neighbours and friends. 3.5-hour guided cultural tasting tour with stories and delicious dishes brought to Australia by our newest refugee communities. Indulge in delicious hearty dishes new to Australia. Afghan bread and dumplings, Syrian breakfast, Persian treats, sweets and ice-cream. Meet talented refugee guides, chefs and business owners. Hear their stories from home and from their journeys to Australia. Ample food equivalent to a generous meal (& more). Short to medium walking. Limited options for vegetarians and gluten free.
Taste Cultural Food Tours was established to create a culturally connected Australia, and to provide training and employment opportunities for migrants and refugees.. We are offering food tours where will hear stories from new Australians, while we share these deliciously diverse dishes. Your guide, Parastoo is a Merrylands local with great knowledge on the area, it's people, history and cuisine. She in a refugee who arrived from Indonesia, where her family lived for 12 years after escaping from Afghanistan. She is the mother of a beautiful baby boy and studying to be a teacher.
About the organisation
Taste Cultural Food Tours
We are a social enterprise and charity established to create a culturally connected Australia, and all our profits are used to provide training and employment opportunities for migrants and refugees, supporting them into the career path of their choosing.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Taste Cultural Food Tours.
Persian and Afghan . kebabs, bread, ice-cream Not good for vegetarian/vegans/gluten-free.
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Where you'll be
. You start with a Syrian breakfast and ICE CREAM! then you will enjoy a quick stopover for Turkish street food and then indulge in an Afghan feast which includes delicious grilled meat kebabs, fluffy and tasty flat bread, and dishes that are as marvelous as ‘Mantu’ can be. You will discover the flavours created by the addition of dried limes and saffron, and enjoy some of the best rice and bread to be had anywhere in the world.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.
Taste Afghan, Persian Syrian & Turkish