Mon, Jan 25th 2021 03:45 pm
The Council for More mature Older people in Niagara County launched a one of a kind project to document the area’s cultural record via food items. The COA invited all Niagara County residents to submit standard family members recipes to preserve and commemorate their cultural historical past and honor their cherished kinds as a result of the generation of a community cookbook. “A Flavor of Historical past: Heritage Recipes from Niagara County” will be readily available for sale later this calendar year for a nominal rate.
“Food has a way of bringing us jointly like practically nothing else. Treasured relatives recipes can join us and provide us with each other to convey to the tale of wherever we arrive from,” COA coordinator Monica Barner stated. “My mother died above 30 yrs back and I have always regretted by no means composing down her orange cookie recipe. I would give anything at all to flavor those people cookies again and be transported back to our kitchen area.”
COA reported, “Food is an essential part of tradition and identity for so lots of Western New Yorkers. Immigrants from all more than the globe bring the food stuff of their international locations with them anywhere they go, and employing individuals standard recipes is a way of preserving cultural heritage and passing on household traditions to upcoming generations.”
All Niagara County people are welcome to submit their relatives recipes through e mail to [email protected]. Consist of your get in touch with data, a limited story about the recipe, and connect any photographs that might be suitable. Images of handwritten recipes, family gatherings, the creator of this recipe and the completed foodstuff product are specifically encouraged for inclusion in the guide. Final cookbook will include things like as several recipes as achievable, given house restrictions. Recipes will be accepted by March 1. If assistance is necessary for submitting recipes or photographs, simply call the COA at 716-285-8224, ext. 215.