Mon, Jan 25th 2021 03:45 pm
The Council for Older Grownups in Niagara County released a one of a kind project to doc the area’s cultural heritage by means of food stuff. The COA invited all Niagara County residents to submit common household recipes to maintain and commemorate their cultural historical past and honor their beloved types via the development of a local community cookbook. “A Taste of Record: Heritage Recipes from Niagara County” will be offered for sale afterwards this yr for a nominal rate.
“Food has a way of bringing us jointly like nothing at all else. Treasured family recipes can hook up us and deliver us alongside one another to tell the tale of wherever we appear from,” COA coordinator Monica Barner said. “My mother died about 30 yrs back and I have constantly regretted by no means writing down her orange cookie recipe. I would give anything at all to style individuals cookies yet again and be transported back to our kitchen.”
COA mentioned, “Food is an significant element of culture and id for so many Western New Yorkers. Immigrants from all about the world convey the food items of their nations around the world with them where ever they go, and making use of people classic recipes is a way of preserving cultural heritage and passing on family members traditions to future generations.”
All Niagara County residents are welcome to submit their relatives recipes through email to [email protected]. Contain your contact information, a quick tale about the recipe, and connect any photographs that might be related. Images of handwritten recipes, spouse and children gatherings, the creator of this recipe and the concluded food stuff product are specifically inspired for inclusion in the reserve. Last cookbook will include things like as numerous recipes as feasible, specified place limits. Recipes will be recognized by means of March 1. If aid is needed for distributing recipes or pics, simply call the COA at 716-285-8224, ext. 215.