A cooking skills course for young asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow has enabled Youth Community Support Agency (YCSA) to integrate a wide range of skills into their learning, as well as social contacts and ways into getting involved with the local community.Read ‘YCSA – using cooking to support young asylum seekers and refugees’ here
Minority ethnic communities: case studies
Minority ethnic people in Scotland face barriers to their health and wellbeing for reasons as diverse as their communities. Diet and nutrition is an important part of this, and so inclusive community food projects think about healthy recipes tailored for ethnic diets and culture. Some issues to consider are the availability of traditional foods, religion and dietary laws and food beliefs.