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Recipe of the Week: Turnip Treat (Britain)

Week 9: Although turnip season is almost over, this delicious and healthy Turnip Treat is easy to make and full of beautiful colour and spice! Who says the British have bad food?

Recipe of the Week: Ratatouille (France)

Week 8: This classic French dish is easy and perfect for the cold autumn and winter months! 

Recipe of the Week: Tamia/Falafel (Sudan)

Week 7: You’ll love this vegetarian staple recipe from Sudan. Chickpeas, coriander, sesame, garlic… who doesn’t love a good falafel? 

Don't Shoot the Clowns: Iraq's Past and Present

Author Jo Wilding explains why the new stage adaptation of her book is so important to ordinary Iraqis.

Don't Shoot the Clowns Presented by Fuel Theatre

Fuel Theatre’s stage production of Jo Wilding’s book, Don’t Shoot the Clowns, will travel around the UK until 17 November. You don’t want to miss this moving story.

Recipe of the Week: Mandarin Orange Cake (Canada)

Week 6: Is your sweet tooth craving more? The Gramma Cake was a hit, but wait until you try this incredible (and easy) Mandarin Orange Cake!

Rax Introduction by Jamie Kelsey-Fry

An Introduction to the Rax Active Citizenship Toolkit textbook for secondary schools by the author Jamie Kelsey-Fry. Illustrations and graphic design by Anita Dhillon. 

Rax Interview: Jarvis Cocker with Jamie Kelsey-Fry

Listen to Jarvis Cocker interview Rax author Jamie Kelsey-Fry. Originally aired on  BBC Radio 6 on the 5th of September, 2010. Recorded at the Port Elliot Festival 2010.

Recipe of the Week: Roast Kumara (New Zealand)

Week 5: This sweet potato and garbanzo/chickpea salad is so good, we used it for the book cover! Beautiful and tasty - you don’t want to skip this one.

Recipe of the Week: Picadillo (Latin America)

Week 4: This delicious and spicy Picadillo will have you wanting more. Put it in a burrito or eat it on the side for a true taste of Latin America.

Recipe of the Week: Cheese Pies (Greece)

Week 3: Take a trip to Greece with these gorgeous Cheese Pies, straight off the streets of Athens! 

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