Food & Drink

Passport on a Plate menus

Jan. 19

Heart and Seoul

Host: Craig Hamilton, of The Village at Penn State

Chefs: Eunja Yun and Craig Hamilton

Traditional Korean music will be played on the Geomunko

Appetizer

Kongnamul Naengche (Cold Salad with Bean Sprouts & Crab)

Gujeolpan (Nine Section Plate)

Entrees

Galbichim (Stewed Beef Ribs)

Modumjeon (Mini Cakes of Meat, Fish & Zucchini)

Bibimbob (Rice with Mixed Vegetables)

Dongchimi (Turnip & Fruit Kimchi)

Dessert

Korean traditional dessert made of rice and honey with different flavors

Cold tea of Cinnamon and Ginger

Tea will be served with a demonstration of tea brewing.

Sake will also be served.

Jan. 26

Chinese Traditional Birthday Banquet

Hosts: Joanne and Mike Green

Chef: Yu Ying Xing

Appetizers

Pork Pot-stickers

Flower Dumplings

Cold Sliced Beef

Soup

Lamb Stew with Vegetables, Northern Style

Entrees

Smoked Fish, Shanghai Style

Soya Skins with Light Soy Sauce

Braised Pork

Sweet and Sour Spareribs

Roast Duck

Stir-fried Shrimp

Egg Dumplings

Glazed Lotus Root

Curried Rice Noodles

Green Beans with Chinese Vegetables

Rice

Desserts

Red Bean Paste Steamed Buns

Traditional Birthday Dessert

Beverages

Selected Hot and Cold Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Beverages

Jan. 26

Mediterranean World Heritage

Hosts: Paula & Mark Bigatel

Chefs: Lamis Jomaa, Myriam Attar & Maya Nehme

Appetizers

Chickpeas dip and meat ( Hummus)

Eggplant dip (Baba Ghanouj)

Cheese pies (small and rounded in shape)

Main Courses

Rice and chicken (Rouz w Djeij)

Meat and vegetables (Shawarma lahme)

Stuffed spicy fish (Samake Harra)

Lentils and Rice (Mjaddara)

Desserts

Katayef

Nammoura

Assorted Beverages

Feb. 2

Old World, Friendly Mexico

Hosts: Tom and Debbie Murray

Chefs: Vanessa Sequeira & Bill BeBoer

Aperitif

Margarita with an Amuse Bouche

Jicama cup w/Cilantro Shrimp.

Soup

Cilantro Soup (Sopa de cilantro)

Salad

Pineapple/Jicama Salad on Baby Greens

With Chipotle vinaigrette

Entrée

Chicken in Mole sauce (Pollo al Mole)

Sides

Empanada de Cuitlacoche

Green Poblano Rice

Lime/Cilantro Zucchini

Dessert

Cajeta Creme Fraiche with savory chips

Hot savory Chocolate

Digestif

Banderitas

a tequila drink

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