Learning English, making dumplings


At Manchester’s Heart and Parcel supper club, migrant women present food prepared in their cookery/language lessons

Dode bursts into the busy restaurant kitchen, beaming. “They like my food,” she proclaims. “I’m so happy.” This is the Heart and Parcel supper club in Manchester, where migrant women, who have attended courses that teach English through cookery, present their food to the public.

You can learn so much English through cooking: how does the food smell and taste?

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