12 September 2018
There is a strong Italian community at Arcare Maidstone with 18 clients coming from an Italian background.
Some wonderful friendships have formed over shared culture, histories and connections.
On Tuesdays, a group of ladies in the community have been coming together to share their favourite family recipes with the aim of compiling a ‘Nonna’s Italian cooking’ recipe book.
After perfecting the recipes, the group gets to work recreating the dishes.
In the afternoon you’ll find the Italian Café Club drinking Italian coffee and playing cards.
They have the privilege of tasting the ladies’ cooking and sampling the recipes that will go into the cook book.
Many have commented that they feel like they are back in Italy where all the neighbours get together to share food.
Stay tuned for the finished product!