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No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

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Date(s) - 08/11/2022
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Northeast Regional Library

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No More Boring Dates! Discover the Versatility of Cooking with Dates.

In this in-person, free cooking demonstration, chef Jamela Bilal demonstrates how to prepare deliciously nutritious meals with dates.

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Whether you are going on a date, or a eating the fruit, dates brings people together. In Islam, the date is sacred. It is mentioned in the Quran more than any other fruit-bearing plant. Muslims often eat this nutritious fruit to break their fast during Ramadan. In this in-person, fun, and free cooking demonstration, chef Jamela demonstrates how to prepare deliciously nutritious meals with dates.

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Chef Jamela Bilal is an African American Muslim Woman from Philadelphia. Her formal training is in Elementary Education and Graphic Design/Marketing, but she always yearned for more. In 2008 she was hired by a local Chef to develop their brand and marketing strategy for a new restaurant. While developing their brand, Jamela was exposed to professional cooking, and a passion emerged. She had been creatively cooking for her oldest son with food allergies, but the exposure to professional food preparation awakened a spark within her. Chef Jamela honed her talent as a chef working with professional chefs in the area until she eventually branched off on her own. She currently owns a full-service catering/meal prep company and teaches Culinary Arts to children.

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