Yalla Eat! Chef Series: Patty Darwish presents Batata Harra

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5:30 p.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020
Patty Darwish (Patty’s Food Fare) presents Batata Harraa (Spicy Potato Hash)


3 cups medium diced potatoes
1 cup chopped cilantro
3 tablespoons minced garlic
1-2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
3-4 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Patricia Darwish (pronounced Pat-reesia) was born and raised in Michigan her whole life. Her great grandfather came to the United States from Lebanon in hopes of starting a new life here. She is the eldest child in her family as well as of 33 grandchildren, and the single mother of 4 beautiful children. Food has always been important in her home. She learned her recipes from her grandmother and parents; learning how to cook by feel, sight and smell. Patty recently changed a 20 year career as an Early Childhood specialist and went back to culinary school, then purchased the 100 year old Iversen’s Bakery in Dearborn, now doing what she loves.


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  • December 1, 2020 5:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 5:30 pm