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The Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program hosts a number of events throughout the month. These include trainings and workshops to assist refugees and immigrants become full participants in all aspects of American life, volunteer trainings, and various cultural events and celebrations.

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A Mosaic of Flavors Cooking Class - Bosnian-Herzegovinian Zeljanica and Palacinki, Wednesday, September 9, 6:00-8:00PM, King Street Center - 87 King Street, Burlington

We will be preparing Zeljanica, a favorite savory dish in the Balkans made of spinach and feta cheese wrapped in thin layers od crispy filo pastry, similar to Greek Spanakopita. We will also learn to make Palacinke or "Euro-pan cake", a traditional crepe and nutella dessert.  A professional caterer, Davorka will share her secrets for making these two delicate and tasty dishes.

Davorka Costo came ot Vermont from Bosnia-Herzegovina over 20 years ago. She feels blessed to be one of two daughters raised by a mother who trained and worked as a professional cook in Mostar. Davorka has written a cookbook, From Mama's Kitchen: Cuisine of Herzegovina.

A Mosaic of Flavors is collaboration with City Market and the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program.  Classes cost $5, for City MArket Co-op members and $10 for non members.

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