Hummus is a traditional dish from Arabia made with chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic.
Flans can be sweet or savory, crust or no crust.
Raita is a yogurt dip that is made with herbs and spices, such as coriander or mint. This is a traditional dip from India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
Fiji is located in the Pacific Ocean, east of Australia. It is comprised of 333 islands. This bread is a traditional baked good from the islands.
Cookies: There are millions of kinds of cookies, sometimes called "biscuits". There are seven basic categories, including drop, refrigerator, molded, rolled, pressed, bar, and sandwich.
Potluck: 1590s, from pot (1) + luck; with notion of "one's luck or chance as to what may be in the pot."
I have held many cultural potlucks with my students, each year finding new and different dishes (see photos). It is a favorite occasion for any class. A culturefest potluck is something to do for your next get together.
Invite each guest to cook and bring a dish that represents their cultural heritage or heritages.
Ensure that you ask guests to bring the proper plates, bowls, utensils, and serving spoons and forks.
Have each guest bring copies of the recipe to share with other guests.
Have each guest label their dish with a quick description and background information.
Guests don't have to be limited to food items, special drinks, punches, and juices may be included.
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