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04/23/2012

Eat Your Heart Out (EYHO) FoodJam!

 

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Last week, the Service-Learners had the most delicious opportunity ever cooked up to Foodjam at Jade de Waal’s fabulous house. For those of you who don’t know Jade, meet her. She is currently a contestant on South Africa’s Master Chef, and if our experience at her house is any indication, I think she will do quite well in the competition!

 We were set to work quickly, chopping veggies to put on our pizzas that we made in her outdoor pizza oven.

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Afterwards, we spent some time outside under the beautiful lights.

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 Then moved inside to begin our real cooking assignments… which included a South African dish called Bunny Chow, sweet potato fritters, snoke, homemade pasta, and my favorite, miniature dulce de leche cheesecakes.

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   Crazy! Needless to say, things got a little messy in the kitchen. But what better way to learn about a love of food than through experience? All in all, we learned, ate, made new friends, and had a beautiful night.

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By Guest Blogger

Rebecca Reed- Vanderbilt University

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