‘Prepare dinner for Ukraine’: Russian and Ukrainian cooks sign up for forces for meals fundraiser

Ukrainian chef Olia Hercules and Russian chef Alissa Timoshkina, long-time buddies dwelling in London, are main a meals fundraising initiative for UNICEF.

‘Prepare dinner for Ukraine’ celebrates folks coming in combination over the easy act of sharing meals.

The initiative which, objectives to collect donations for Ukrainian households, and inspire eating places and meals fanatics to prepare dinner extra Ukrainian dishes, used to be introduced instantly after the invasion of Ukraine.

For Alissa, who skilled “guilt and disgrace” as a Russian, the initiative additionally objectives at appearing the numerous cultural connections between the 2 international locations, of which meals is “an enormous section”.

“You’ll be a cafe or a catering corporate, or only a mum or a dad who needs to do a bake, roughly like a sale at a college. After which folks prepare dinner and so they accumulate cash after which they donate it to our Simply Giving UNICEF web page,” explains Olia Hercules.

Prepare dinner for Ukraine are web hosting an tournament at The British Library theatre on 22 March to lend a hand elevate consciousness for the fantastic meals of Ukraine, and the way it crosses many borders and communities.

Olia and Alissa shall be talking with shuttle and meals creator Caroline Eden and the development shall be presented by way of Israeli-born British chef Yotam Ottolenghi.

The fundraiser has already raised over €280,000.

Donations will also be made right here.

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