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Black History Month: Betty Vandy at Squash

three black ladies in africa holding a bowl -one of whom is betty the cook


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Friday 22nd October, 6.30pm | Friday 29th October, 6.30pm
Squash, 112-114 Windsor St, Liverpool, L8 8EQ + Online
Free. Pre-booking essential


Betty Vandy of Bettylicious Cooks and social enterprise, Gather at the Table, is a plant-based chef, published author/writer, African food activist and long-time collaborator of food & arts community organisation Squash.

As part of Black History Month 2021, Squash is excited to invite Betty to share her experience of her recent travel adventures across Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Ivory Coast & Sierra Leone, exploring West African food and flavours based on her 18 months spent there. Come and join her in person and on-line to cook together, share stories and discuss ideas.

Both activities are free and require booking.


Friday 22 October, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
African Women, Food & Power
Food making, talk and discussion (in person at Squash)


Join Betty Vandy as she explores the dynamic arena of African women, food and power in Africa and across the diaspora. Land ownership, farming and the politics of food and who is truly representing it will be at the heart of this discussion. Are women across other cultures affected in the same way? Come and be part of this important discussion.


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Friday 29 October, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Flavours of my West African Kitchen
On-line Cookalong (via Zoom)


Join Betty, cooking live from the Squash kitchen, for a fun and interactive online cookalong exploring the West African origins of her food practice. Learn how to cook 3 delicious, affordable and nutritious simple dishes at home for yourself, your family and friends.

Cookalong packs will be provided in advance and will include an ingredients list, preparation & cooking instructions, utensils and food hygiene and safety requirements.


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Facebook: @squashliverpool
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Instagram: @squashliverpool@bettyliciouscooks@gatheratthetablewrld


More information: www.squashliverpool.co.uk | [email protected]