Ideas & Inspiration

  • This year, A Taste of Harmony is partnering with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s (ASRC) Feast for Freedom and it is now part of our program of events on offer to participants.   Like A Taste of Harmony, Feast for Freedom is a celebration of good food and great company with recipes gifted to participants More >
  • A headshot of Jock Zonfrillo
    It’s only one week to go until our virtual event featuring Scottish chef and MasterChef Judge Jock Zonfrillo and comedian Nazeem Hussain!   Jock is set to show us (and Naz) how to make his eggplant parmigiana jaffle– you can even cook-along, or you can simply watch and enjoy.   Jock and Naz will be More >
  • One day not enough for your team?   Celebrate A Taste of Harmony across the week, dedicating each day to one of the major regions of the world: Africa, Asia/Pacific, Europe, North America and South America. Take a crack at new recipes and try out different foods–you and your team are bound to learn more

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  • Everybody loves storytime, so share one with your team!   Share a story with the dish you’re bringing. Perhaps the dish has been passed down from generations and is a special part of your family heritage? Maybe you have a childhood memory about it? Did you try to cook it as a child? Whatever the

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  • Too busy to cook? Can’t cook?   Organise a team lunch or dinner at a culturally diverse restaurant. From Chinese to Indian, you can choose whatever international food culture the team wants to try! On top of good new food, dining out is a fun way to get together and start conversation about the diversity

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  • If your workplace has a canteen, switch it up!   Ask them to create a selection of international dishes for lunch so that you and your co-workers can try a variety of cultural foods. Alternatively, ask your canteen staff to feature a different national cuisine each day of the week for an even more immersive

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  • Go shopping at an international food grocer and buy some unique delights from other countries to share with your workmates.

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  • Get your team to share some childhood photos and the stories associated with them.

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  • Encourage employees to share their recipes and turn the contributions into a workplace A Taste of Harmony recipe book.

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  • Make a list of all the nationalities in your office (encourage people to look back through their family history if they are unsure), put them all in a hat and have each staff member pull one out. Each person then brings in a dish reflecting their allocated country.

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  • Without identifying it, ask colleagues to describe why their dish is symbolic of their culture. Number each dish and invite everyone to match the dishes with the descriptions.

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