After many years of war, children and families in Syria still face violence, displacement, disease and starvation, with nearly 2 million children living in besieged or hard-to-reach areas. Another 2.6 million children are now living in precarious conditions as refugees in neighbouring Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq. There is no sign that war is ending.
By supporting #BakeForSyria you’ll be directly helping Unicef to provide aid to Syrian children. Unicef supplies life-saving food, medical care and clean water to children affected by the crisis. Unicef also provides long-term care in the form of education and emotional support, with safe places for children to learn and play. Unicef helps these children put their lives back together.
Along with over 80 fabulous chefs and bakers, I have contributed a recipe to the #BakeForSyria book. This is a Sour Cherry & Tahini Cupcake, inspired by the flavours and ingredients of Syria. I am not going to write the recipe here because I really want you to buy the book. Not only is it a great cause which I feel very strongly that I would like to support, it's also just a brilliant book! Hope you like it!
If you want to help to raise money for this very worthy cause, why not hold your very own #bakeforsyria bake sale in your neighbourhood or school or at your office. For more info on how to contribute, check out the www.cookforsyria.com/bake-for-syria website xx