21 refugees, asylum seekers and survivors of human trafficking share their stories and favorite foods in a new book, with proceeds going to resettlement
DALLAS† June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Refugee services from Texasone of the leading refugee resettlement programs and service providers for human trafficking survivors, today released a new book, World Refugee Day, called Gilded Stories: Legacies from House to Table.
The cookbook features first-hand accounts of the resettlement experience, personal stories of human trafficking survivors, and delicious recipes from around the world.
Gilded stories: legacies from house to table— released worldwide on World Refugee Day — tells the stories of refugees, asylum seekers and survivors of human trafficking from Africa† Central America† Asiathe Middle Eastand Eastern Europeas they recount their journeys fleeing war, persecution and human trafficking to find safety and opportunity in Texas†
“With record numbers of refugees from Afghanistan and from Ukraineit’s more important than ever for people to hear these stories and connect with the common humanity we all share,” said Ashley Fayeauthor of Gilded stories and Senior Director of Development at RST.
Gilded stories features recipes from 21 contributors with easy instructions and culture-specific twists on each recipe — everything from Egyptian spinach stew to Salvadoran stuffed tortillas to Vietnamese taro pudding to Croatian pastries.
Jessica Goudeauthe award-winning author praised in The New York Times Book Review for her novel After the last frontierwrote the foreword. Gilded stories features photography by Nitya Jainfood styling by Darcy Folsomand design work by Sheen Wendt with support from Emily Person and Harper McNight† Funding was generously provided by the University Presbyterian Church, Julie van de Zande† Max Hoberman† Kay Mailanderand the Covenant Church.
Donations for ordering the cookbook go directly to work at Refugee Services or Texasserving vulnerable populations through dedicated case managers who help individuals and families find housing, services, education and jobs in Texas†
Readers can order their copy here for a minimum donation of $50 to Refugee services from Texas†
About Refugee Services from Texas
Refugee services from Texas is a social service dedicated to resettlement and services to refugees and other displaced persons since 1978.
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