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World Kitchen

Learn to make dishes from around the world while hearing from guest chefs about the cultures, history, and traditions each dish represents. WPSU’s new digital series, World Kitchen, is a free interactive cooking class presented on Zoom so that you can follow along to create the recipe with each guest chef.

Episodes

Trifle

Take Me to Pemberley

Guest chef Colleen Connolly-Ahern shares three dishes from her recent book, "Make Book Club Lit Again." Featuring Jane Austen’s book, "Pride and Prejudice" as its inspiration, Colleen will demonstrate foods you can prepare for your gathering.

Sunday, August 28, at 2:00 p.m.

 

bowl filled pesto

Once Upon a Pesto

Guest chef Jessica demonstrates three beautiful and delicious pesto recipes and talks about her experiences traveling the world in search of pesto perfection.

7/19/22 | 36m 25s

 

chefs on the set of World Kitchen

Special Edition: We Are…

WPSU celebrates Polish and Middle Eastern cuisine and culture. Learn how to make tabbouleh, pierogies, and baklavah with guest chefs from Penn State.

6/22/22 | 1h 22m

 

peruvian dishes

Peru

Chefs Tati & Derek share their favorite authentic Peruvian recipes, including Ceviche and Causa!

5/25/22 | 1h 3m

 

Venezuela

Guest Chef Luciana Alvarez shares recipes from her native Venezuela including Arepas and Pabellon Venezolano.

4/25/22 | 1h 35m

 

bento box

Japan: Beautiful Bento Boxes

Guest chef Mizuho Kawasaki shows us how easy it is to make your own delicious and beautiful Bento boxes.

3/31/22 | 1 hr 25m

 

Thailand

Guest chef Janejira Kalsmith demonstrates how to create Basil Chicken with Rice and Egg and Thai coffee.

3/8/22 | 1h 11m

 

Special Edition with Shawn Carter

In honor of Black History Month, this special edition features Chef Shawn Carter of Carter’s Table Catering sharing his cultural culinary journey.

2/24/22 | 1h 1m

 

Nigeria

Guest chef Deyo Olorunnisola cooks three dishes that are ubiquitous in West Africa, Jollof rice and fried plantains, chicken stew, and a nigerian Salad.

1/30/22 | 1hr 7m

 

World of Soups

Host Tamra creates four delicious soups for cold winter days.

1/6/22 | 1hr 32m

 

pierogies

Polish Pierogies

Learn to make two delicious varieties of authentic Pierogies with Susan Chyczewski!

11/21/21 | 1h 9m

 

charcuterie

International Charcuterie

Host Tamra dives into the vast and beautiful world of charcuterie boards and what goes into them.

10/19/21 | 1h 8m

 

Mexican food

Mexico: The Amigo Country

Explore Mexico with guest chef Minerva Saggese, as she demonstrates how to make Enchiladas Verdes, Guacamole Autentico, and Ate de Guayaba con Queso. 

9/20/21 | 1h 6m

 

couscous

An Afternoon In Tunisia

Guest chefs Zoubeida Ounaies and Steve Carpenter share three family recipes: slata mechouia, brik, and couscous with chicken and vegetables.

8/29/21 | 1h 36m

 

Persian BBQ

Persian Barbeque

We'll be making Jujeh (chicken), Veggie, and Khoobideh (ground beef) Kabobs. We'll also make a couple of simple Persian salads and a yogurt-based mint drink!

7/19/21 | 1h 22m

 

lasagna

Classic Italian

World Kitchen guest chef, Patrick Tunno, shares some of his family’s classic Italian traditions and favorite recipes.

6/28/21 | 52m 49s

 

naan

North Indian Cuisine

Guest chef, Pallavi Eswara, introduces you to the aromatic deliciousness that is North Indian cuisine.

5/18/21 | 1h 59m

 

Hunkar Begendi

Turkish Delights

Guest chef Olcay Ayata introduces viewers to a delicious world of Turkish delights including Turkish Kofte, Hunkar Begendi, and more.

4/19/21 | 2h 3m

 

Persian Food

Persian New Year

Join WPSU’s Tamra Fatemi as she shares her family’s Nowruz traditions and favorite holiday recipes with you.

3/22/21 | 1h 30

 

Mardi Gras Shrimp and Grits

Mardi Gras

WPSU’s Tamra Fatemi creates New Orleans inspired dishes including a Cajun shrimp and cheesy grits dish, as well as the traditional and iconic New Orleans “beignet.”

2/15/21 | 57:41

 

dumplings dough

Shandong Dumplings

Celebrate Chinese New Year with authentic Shandong dumplings you can make from scratch.

1/30/21 | 2:20:23

 

cookies

Holiday Cookies Around the World

Follow along as we make recipes from Japan, Brazil, Russia, Iran, and a Kwanzaa cookie. 

12/21/20 | 1:10:36

 

pumpkin roll

American Pumpkin Roll and Cake Roulette

Tamra Fatemi whips up some Thanksgiving desserts including American Pumpkin Roll and Cake Roulette.

12/3/20 | 1:26:52

 

baklava

Persian Baklava

WPSU's event coordinator, Tamra Fatemi, shows guests how to make a decadent Baklava for fall holiday meals.

10/26/20 | 1:10:54

 

 

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