Cultural Experience: American cuisine

Welcome to Colorado. We Have Cliff Divers Entertain Us During Dinner, You Don’t? When DU students come together to share their culture with one another, one of the first things we do is EAT! Who doesn’t love trying food from different countries? This summer, the Office of International Student Admission has been exploring international foods. … More Cultural Experience: American cuisine

Basbousa (Egypt)

Basbousa is a traditonal Middle Eastern sweet cake made from semolina, the same wheat used in pasta and couscous. This sweet cake is usually soaked in simple syrup and can be eaten with nuts, heavy cream, or plain. There are so many variations of semolina treats so we’d like to thank The Mediterranean Dish for sharing … More Basbousa (Egypt)

Ceviche (Peru)

Ceviche is a seafood dish popular in the Pacific coastal region of Latin America and it is considered a national dish of Peru. It is made from fresh raw fish cured in citrus juice with chopped onions, salt and cilantro. Thank you to Taylor Kiser for providing this recipe. Ingredients 1/2 Cup onion finely diced 1 Cup tomato chopped 1/2 lb thawed shrimp … More Ceviche (Peru)

Kimchi Stew (Korea)

Kimchi Stew is a Korean dish that is made with Kimchi, which is a traditional side dish made from salted and fermented vegetables. The stew also includes scallions, onions, tofu, and pork. Thank you Hyosun for the recipe.  Ingredients 2 cups packed bite size kimchi (fully fermented) 4 ounces fresh pork belly (or other pork … More Kimchi Stew (Korea)

Dukkah (Egypt)

Dukkah, pronounced doo-kah, is an Egyptian spice mixture named from the Arabic term for pounding. This fragrant condiment has a distinct nutty taste and is commonly found in markets of the Middle East, especially Egypt. Thank you to the Spruce Eats for this recipe. Ingredients 3/4 cup sesame seeds 1/2 cup roasted chickpeas 1/4 cup … More Dukkah (Egypt)

Shawarma (Middle East)

The culinary iterations or similar versions of the shawarma across the world make it hard to determine its origin. Some describe it as part of traditional Levantine cuisine, a cuisine poplar in the Middle East and Mediterranean. Others argue that it was invented in Turkey because the word ‘shawarma’ was said to have originated from he … More Shawarma (Middle East)

Just wait and see

Article by: Trisha Congratulations, you have been accepted to the University of Denver, Class of 2019. I looked at the email, ecstatic. My eyes scanned the words over and over again just to make sure. I was indeed going to be studying real estate at one of the finest schools in the United States in … More Just wait and see