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Food Without Borders 2024

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Join us for a vibrant culinary series titled "Food Without Borders," presented by AARP Pennsylvania. Every other week starting in May 2024, tune in for a new episode that promises an engaging journey through various cultures and cuisines. From the high Himalayas to the bustling streets of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, this series will broaden your culinary horizons and deepen your appreciation for cultural richness.

Upcoming Episodes

Episode 1: High in the Himalayas
Date: Friday, May 17, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Explore the flavors of Nepal with guest Chef Mohan, who will guide us through the traditional methods of preparing Naan in a tandoor, along with curry chicken and vegetables. Register Here

Episode 2: Spice Trade
Date: Friday, May 30, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Dive into the world of Zatar and other exotic spices with Omar Al Saife, featuring dishes like Baba Ganoush. Register Here

Episode 3: Journey to the South Pacific
Date: Friday, June 14, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
A flavorful tour through Asian American Pacific Islander cuisines, highlighting chicken satay, fish, and rice dishes. (Check back to register)

Episode 4: American Soul Food
Date: Friday, June 21, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Celebrate African American culture through soul-nourishing classics like collard greens and shrimp with grits. (Check back to register)

Episode 5: Street Foods
Date: Friday, June 28, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Discover Lancaster’s dynamic street food scene and the culinary diversity it offers. (Check back to register)

Episode 6: Hot Dogs and Sauerkraut
Date: Friday, July 5, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Explore the German influence in Lancaster with a classic summer meal. (Check back to register)

Episode 7: Vive la France
Date: Friday, July 12, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
A tour de France in Lancaster, featuring French culinary arts from cheese to crepes. (Check back to register)

Episode 8: Summer Delights
Date: Friday, July 26, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Indulge in sweet treats like the stroopie, a local favorite with a heartwarming story. (Check back to register)

Episode 9: South of the Border Success
Date: Friday, August 9, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Experience the flavors of Latin America with innovative local chefs. (Check back to register)

Episode 10: Dinner in Casablanca
Date: Friday, August 23, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Savor the vibrant colors and flavors of Moroccan cuisine. (Check back to register)

Episode 11: Love Your Block
Date: Friday, September 6, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Celebrate the Puerto Rican and Cuban influences in Lancaster’s neighborhood eateries. (Check back to register)

Episode 12: Urban Garden
Date: Friday, September 20, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Explore local farms and learn about farm-to-table offerings. (Check back to register)

Episode 13: Harvest Breakfast
Date: Friday, October 4, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Discover new ways to make breakfast a feast with fresh, local ingredients. (Check back to register)

Episode 14: Smorgasbord
Date: Friday, October 18, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Learn about Lancaster’s comfort foods from the Amish tradition. (Check back to register)

Episode 15: Native American
Date: Friday, November 1, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Dive into sustainable farming practices and indigenous ingredients. (Check back to register)

Episode 16: My Big Fat Greek Meal
Date: Friday, November 15, 2024 – 2 p.m. ET
Enjoy the hospitality and flavors of Greek cuisine. (Check back to register)

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