Spoon, Fork, and a Whole Lotta Heart

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We want our students and volunteers to know the most important ingredient in the kitchen is heart. That’s why we were proud to have Siri of the youtube channel Spoon, Fork, Heart to join a special cooking session where she taught two Thai recipes. “The chefs and foodies who make the biggest impression are the ones who love people, as much as they love food.” Siri isn’t the first friend…

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Food isn’t a Fun Topic for Everyone

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In the main community where Courageous Kitchen operates, people struggle to feed their families. It’s not uncommon in this poor neighborhood outside of Bangkok’s tourist sites to see families scavenging through the trash for leftovers that can be used to feed their families. “Food isn’t a Fun Topic for Everyone” Often, this includes children who can dig through trash piles without drawing ire or attention from those nearby. So when…

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A Safe Place to Fail is an Easy Place to Learn

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In a way, the kitchen is just like the real world. It can be a scary place to navigate on your own. Each of us need people who guide us into life’s arenas and illuminate us with wisdom that makes what was dark and and dangerous seem familiar and even friendly. “A safe place to fail is an easy place to learn…” That’s the goal of the Courageous Kitchen. We…

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