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KAZAKHSTAN — The Gift of the Grandmothers’ Rug

We invited Dina Aidzhanova to come from Kazakhstan to NAEYC several years ago. Together with Andrew Ikupu from Papua New Guinea, Dina shared global perspective on early childhood issues. She gifted us this rug which is treasured.  

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Enjoy Your Free Copy of the Neugeberry Cookbook

We are proud of the food served here at the Café, and every year we collect our new favorite recipes and create a cookbook to share.  Enjoy this recipe collection from 2016 and share a special recipe of your own for us to try here at Bonnie’s Global Café.  Be sure to include the story behind the recipe, as we all know that cooking together, sharing food together, builds community.

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Magela Guimaraes, Uruguay, Shares a Recipe for Plum Bread

Asked to contribute a recipe, Magela Guimaraes shares this favorite: “This is the plum bread that Gustavo prepared for my birthday. You can imagine it is really simple because my husband cooks once a week and he does pizza, from scratch, but he has learned how to work with the dough.”

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Recipe for Egg Plant Delight from Amara Amarasinghe, Sri Lanka

Amara Amarasinghe danced for all of us at the first World Forum on Early Care and Education in Honolulu 1999. Today she shares her Mother’s recipe for Egg Plant Delight. This dear Friend is a woman of many talents and her family is very special to her.

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Cherished Treasures from a Trip to Moldova

This beautiful painted tray was purchased in the market in Chisinau, Moldova, when I had the great pleasure of observing child-centeredness in action in the practice of Step by Step teachers at Kindergarten-primary School #152 in October 2009.

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