Local children learn to ‘mix it up’ with cookery programme

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Monday, April 7th, 2014
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The Kilkeel Development Association organized and hosted the popular ‘Mix It Up’ cookery programme for 20 children in the Mourne Seafood Cookery School.

This programme helped participants to improve their cookery skills and explore different cuisines from around the world, including traditional Chinese, Indian, Thai and Eastern European dishes.

Through cookery and food, the Kilkeel Development Association has been able to break down cultural barriers, challenge stereotypes and promote cultural diversity across the local area.

They have also brought together children and young people in a safe, shared environment, helping them to learn new skills, interact with each other, build relationships and break down social barriers.

Speaking to Newry Times, Mrs Pamela Houston, CEO of Kilkeel Development Association stated, “We would like to sincerely thank Newry & Mourne District Council and OFMDFM for their financial support to allow the Mix it Up Cookery Classes to take place in the Mourne Seafood Cookery School.

“The children really enjoyed the classes, learned new skills, improved their self confidence in a shared and welcoming space that has benefited community relations.

She added, “Thanks to the Deputy Mayor, David Taylor assisted by Councillor Brian Quinn for presenting the children with their well earned certificates and thanks also to our Chef Roger Moynihan and Kate Bingham, External Good Relations Officer for N&MDC for her help and support.

“We look forward to holding more classes in the future, subject to funding being obtained.”


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