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Migrant-led Sri Lankan Cookery Class

4 April @ 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm


Migrateful is an award-winning charity which supports asylum-seekers, refugee & migrants in their journey to integration & employment. We do this by preparing them to lead cookery classes where they teach their traditional cuisine, culture & stories.

Kule will teach delicious, authentic Sri Lankan dishes followed by a sit-down meal. Warm & easy, like being with family!

A sample menu of the dishes that will be taught include:

  • Katharikai Puli Curry (Aubergine Curry) | Vegan; Mustard
  • Manjal Soru (Yellow Rice) | Vegan; None
  • Pachai Koli Curry (Chicken with curry leaves) | Meat (Chicken); Mustard
  • Aviththa Muttai Poriyl (Fried Boiled Eggs) | Vegetarian; Eggs
  • Cooni Eral Sambal (Belecan/Prawn Sambal) | Prawns; Crustaceans
  • Ponnanganni Kerai (Ponnanganni or Kale Green Side) | Vegan; None

A message from our Chef Kule:

“My name is Kule, and I am from the central part of Sri Lanka.

I moved to the UK in 2003. Most of the time I was relying on take-away and supermarket ready-made food. I was always craving for the flavours that I had in my childhood, especially my mother’s cooking. Ten years later, I was desperate to have these flavours back and called my mum to share her recipes. My mum taught me her secret chicken curry recipe. It was delicious, as good as my mum’s cooking. Ever since, I have tried different recipes and started loving cooking. It became my stress buster!

I cook for my friends’ parties, and they have always loved it. So, I started cooking in bulk for big gatherings. Aside from that, I also enjoy volunteering cooking for different charities around Bristol and love connecting with new people, learning about different cultures and traditions. Migrateful shaped me to become not just an intuitive cook, but now also an organized chef. I love engaging with everyone during classes- learning from different cultures, languages and traditions. I enjoy every moment of it.”


4 April
6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
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St Werburghs Community Centre
Horley Road
Saint Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9TJ Saint Werburgh's, Bristol
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