Launch of the Cookbook in Support of the United Nations
At the request of the organizers of the UN Climate Conference, COP 27, and the hosting Government of Egypt, Chef Manal Al Alem will be present at the Conference on November 16th at 12PM, at the Food Systems Pavilion for a discussion, book signing, and culinary demonstration in support of the newly released Cookbook in Support of the United Nations: For People and Planet. The Cookbook in Support of the United Nations: For People and Planet explores the fragilities of global and local food systems, exposing how average citizens can make a positive contribution discussing topics such as biodiversity, deforestation, food waste, and climate change. The book has nutrition and carbon calculations done on all of the recipes that are featured in the book and is printed on FSC certified paper from sustainable sources. This book has been produced as a collaboration between UN entities like the Food and Agriculture Organization, in consultation with EAT, UN Indigenous Peoples, UN Women, the Rockefeller Foundation, UNEP, and UNESCO. It features Kimbal Musk (Elon Musk’s brother), and 75 chefs, farmers, and indigenous peoples, including Chef José Andres, Manal Al Alem, Massimo Bottura (UNEP Goodwill Ambassador), Daniel Boulud, Grace Ramirez, Pierre Thiam, Virgilio Martinez, and Andrew Zimmern.