This is Why You Should Watch NYC Sanitation’s Cooking Show
The cooking show, Feeding NYC, aims to raise awareness of the city’s efforts to feed hungry New Yorkers throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
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In the fourth episode, you’ll learn about cooking with items from your pantry by making olive oil brownie cookies with Jake Cohen of feedfeed. The ingredients you’ll need for these cookies are 70-percent dark chocolate, olive oil, flour, cocoa powder, kosher salt, baking powder, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla extract, eggs, chocolate chips, and flaky sea salt.
The Feeding NYC series was created to help raise awareness of the city’s Get Food NYC, the COVID-19 Emergency Food Distribution program, which is working to ensure all New Yorkers have access to the food they need.
“So many people are suffering right now because of COVID-19 but no New Yorker should go hungry because of this crisis,” Perelman says in her episode. “We know this is a really unusual time and we know that a lot of people are going through really difficult circumstances at the moment. If you need food assistance, please know that New York City will help,” she goes on to say.
Other efforts the city is taking to ensure hungry New Yorkers get the food they need during the coronavirus pandemic?
The New York City Department of Education is offering kids and adults three free meals each day, including kosher, halal, and vegetarian options.
New York City is providing assistance to New Yorkers during the COVID-19 crisis by delivering meals to those who cannot access food themselves.
Food pantries and community kitchens are open during the crisis. You can find locations offering free meals near you using the Get Food NYC map.
For more information, visit nyc.gov/GetFood.