Virtual Cooking Class - Yalangi with Chef Mawda and Congregation Shaare Emeth

wed01jul7:30 pmwed9:30 pmVirtual Cooking Class - Yalangi with Chef Mawda and Congregation Shaare EmethTraditional Syrian Yalangi7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Event Organized ByJessica Bueler



(Wednesday) 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST

Event Details

Learn how to make authentic Yalangi (grape leaves) directly from a Syrian refugee chef on Wednesday, 7/1 at 7:30 pm CST. 

This dish will be the star of any dinner party and everyone will want to know your secret of how you made the perfect grape leaves from scratch.

**Equipment Required: Large Pot, Cutting Board, Knife, Plate, and Weight (our empty grape leaves jar will be used as our weight)**


  • 1 jar of grape leaves (Orlando -16oz is preferred brand of Chef Mawda)
  • 5 tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 cup of pomegranate molasses (Sultan – Preferred brand of Chef Mawda)
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of dried mint
  • 1 lemon
  • 1.5 cups of Egyptian rice
  • 4-5 potatoes

Join us live… via ZOOM from Mawda’s kitchen to yours and explore new foreign dishes we can create together. Starting with authentic Syrian Grape Leaves (Yalangi).

When you register for the class, a Zoom link will be emailed to you so that you can login and watch the live cooking class.

Each participant is encouraged to turn on their camera to interact with the chef during the cooking class, but of course each participant has the option of turning their video off. Whatever makes  YOU feel most comfortable is how we want you to participate in the class.

At the end of each virtual cooking class, each participant will be emailed a link to the Zoom video and a digital copy of the recipe card along with information about the refugee chef.

***Cancellation PolicyDue to limited space for each class, we are unable to reschedule or provide a refund once payment is complete. However, if you miss your scheduled class, you will receive an email of the recorded class to save for yourself. Thank you for your understanding.

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