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From the Caribbean to Asia to the Middle East, each evening features a different theme.

Jan. 23-25: World cultures through food

Photo illustration by Bethany Comegys

CHS and Dining Services offer “Learning About World Cultures Through Food”

The Nutrition Program of the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition (BHAN) is teaming up with University of Delaware Dining Services and student groups to present “Learning About World Cultures through Food” this Winter Session. Unidel-funded winter session event is held Jan. 23-25 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Russell Residential Dining.

Attendees can learn about culture while enjoying food, demonstrations and crafts. Nutrition students and students from the featured cultures helped plan the experience. Recipes, fun facts about the cultures and healthy eating tips are also provided. Each evening has a different theme.

  • Tues., Jan 23: Caribbean night with music, Caribbean food and photo booth

  • Wed., Jan 24: Asian night with demonstration of making Bento boxes, a chance to try origami and enjoy Asian foods

  • Thurs., Jan 25: Middle Eastern and Indian night with a hummus bar, henna tattoos, and professional belly dancer

Event planners include Kelebogile Setiloane, Sandra Baker, Kathryn Sieminski, Robin Moore, Debra Miller and student groups.


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