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Bharazi, pancakes and eggs, oh my!

On Saturday, July 6 CBC Calgary attended the 23rd annual Ismaili Muslim Stampede breakfast at the Jamatkhana Centre. The breakfast featured the traditional east African side dish Bharazi, which contains pigeon peas in coconut sauce.

The 23rd annual Ismaili Muslim Stampede breakfast left people with full bellies and big smiles on Saturday, July 6 at the Jamatkhana Centre in the city's northeast. The breakfast featured the traditional east African side dish Bharazi, which contains pigeon peas in coconut sauce, as well as eggs and pancakes. 

It's a way of bringing people together and celebrating what Calgary has to offer.- Amyn Kanjee

From the 4 a.m. start of the prepping of the Chai tea and Bharazi to the entertainment and feeding of thousands of people, the Ismaili Muslim community did not disappoint! Watch our video below for a behind-the-scenes experience of the work that goes in to putting on a Stampede breakfast. 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Madelaine Lapointe

senior communications officer

Madelaine Lapointe is a creative storyteller, content creator and marketer. She enjoys sharing stories from the community and connecting people through innovative experiences whether it be a campaign or event. She's been at CBC for five years, of which two were spent at CBC Manitoba. Some of her favourite projects include Beyond 94, the Create Space at the Calgary Central library and CBC Calgary's Battle of the Burbs. In her spare time you can find her adventuring with her pup, cooking and video editing.

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