Food Storytelling Collective presents “Cooking for Peace” Recipe Series: Part 2 Featuring Uzbek Dimlama

We’re back for Part 2 of Food Storytelling Collective’s “Cooking for Peace” Recipe series! This recipe is for Dimlama, a traditional dish from Uzbekistan. It was shared by Aziza Eiffe, who is a proud mother of two kids and the youngest is one month old. She loves hiking and is a big foodie exploring different cultures.

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Personal Stories

It was an honor for us to attend North Carolina’s first Asian Lobbying Day on May 5, 2021. We were invited by North Carolina Asian Americans Together (NCAAT) to lobby for the Hate Crimes Prevention Act (SB439). It had previously been filed the last three years without success. As first-time lobbyists, we didn’t know what to expect and the NCAAT team provided many opportunities to educate us on the bill, the process of law-making, and the lobbying process. The NCAAT team paved the way for our meetings by making appointments on our behalf with Sen. Sarah Crawford and Rep. Amos Quick.

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