A place at the table: two inspiring UK food projects

From dumplings with a distinctly global flavour, to plant-based dishes that are ‘definitely not boring’, we zoom in on two UK projects that connect people using food

Heart & Parcel

Manchester-based Heart & Parcel connects women from migrant communities through making dumplings, helping improve their English at the same time. It was set up by friends Karolina Koscien and Clare Courtney: Koscien grew up in Poland with a pierogi-making expert mother, while Courtney spent her childhood in Hong Kong surrounded by dim sum. “Dumplings appear in almost every culture but differ in shape and filling,” says Koscien.

“The process of making them requires teamwork, a long period of time and many conversations in between. The fillings inside dumplings represent the hidden resources and skills of…

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