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Azraq Camp: Camp and Cooking School

azraq camp: The camp is home to some 40,000 Syrians, including about 8,000 who live in an area cut off from the other residents as they wait, often for months, to undergo additional security vetting, according to Metro News. The Italian team of two chefs and two students from a cooking school in the town of Sorrento guided a dozen Syrian women in preparing potato gnocchi with Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. Thursday's lesson, part of the global Italian Cuisine Week, was held in the fenced-in Azraq camp in a remote area of northern Jordan. For dessert, they made jam-filled pie. Refugee Ahlam al-Taybani said she will pass on her new skill to family and friends. The food was made with items from the camp grocery and served to a larger group of camp residents. ( As reported in the news.