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2011 Festival Blog - Foodways

Peace Corps Recipe #5, ‘Ota ‘Ika


‘Ota ‘Ika, recipe by Mele Vaikeli (Nuku’alofa, Tonga) This is a fresh, raw fish Tongan salad that can be madeRead More

July 4, 2011   1 Comment

Peace Corps Recipe #4, Khinkali


Khinkali, recipe by Lili Useinashvili (Tbilisi, Georgia) A pork dumpling, Khinkali is one of the most representative dishes of Georgia. StrongRead More

July 4, 2011   1 Comment

Colombia Recipe #4, Arroz con Coco


Arroz con Coco (coconut rice), recipe by Mery Gándara de Barrera This dish comes from the Caribbean region, but itRead More

July 3, 2011   2 Comments

Peace Corps Recipe #3, Joloff Rice


Joloff Rice (Djolof Rice) Recipe by Gladys Sala Petey (Damongo, Ghana) Oil for frying Chicken thighs, legs One onion, finelyRead More

July 3, 2011   No Comments

Colombia Recipe #3, Aborrajados from Cali


Aborrajados, recipe by Jaime Otero Llanos and Celmira Otero Llanos A regional fried specialty from Cali 2 very ripe plantains 7Read More

July 2, 2011   No Comments

Peace Corps Recipe #2, Lu Moa


Lu Moa (Baked Coconut Chicken) Recipe by Mele Vaikeli (Nuku’alofa, Tonga) A Tongan dish traditionally cooked in an underground ovenRead More

July 2, 2011   No Comments

Colombia Recipe #2, Loganiza Chocoana


Longaniza Chocoana Sausages Recipe by María Florinda Coy Castilla Sausage casings 1.5 pounds of meaty pork rind 2 pounds ofRead More

July 1, 2011   No Comments

Peace Corps Recipe #1, Chicken Tagine (Morocco)


 Chicken Tagine, recipe by Fatima Akachmar (Ribat El Kheir, Morocco) This dish is an example of a common Moroccan cuisineRead More

July 1, 2011   3 Comments

Colombia Recipe #1, Onces Santafereños


Onces Santafereños, recipe by María Florinda Coy Castilla Delicious Colombian mid-afternoon snack, consisting of a cup of hot chocolate withRead More

June 30, 2011   2 Comments

Preview Festival Foodways Demonstrations


Food consumption and preparation is universal to the human experience, and foodways provide an excellent window into many cultures. AtRead More

June 25, 2011   3 Comments