May 21, 2014 Keserwan Lebanon Middle East

USEK: 11th Festival of Traditional Cuisine - Monarchies of Europe

The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) organized its 11th Festival of Traditional Cuisine entitled “Monarchies of Europe”. Second year students gathered to present the best of each country: Belgium, Denmark, Monaco, Holland, Liechtenstein, Norway, United Kingdom and Sweden.

This event, hosted by the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, took place on Thursday May 15, 2014, on the Esplanade of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Building E, at USEK Main Campus. Dressed the typical way, ladies with a smile on their face were offering each country's national dish. Usek_Festival_Traditional_Cuisine_Kaslik_Lebanon01 Program:

  • 3:00 Inauguration of the 11e Festival of Traditional Cuisine and public reception 
  • 3:20 Speech by the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Dr. Lara Hanna Wakim 
  • 3:30 Traditional artistic performances 
  • 5:30 Distribution of prizes 
  • 6:00 End of the Festival

Usek_Festival_Traditional_Cuisine_Kaslik_Lebanon19 The different countries and their offerings:

  • Belgium: Chef Georges Khalaf: Carbonates flamantes, poulet au fenouil
  • Denmark: Chef Elie Gharib: Ableskiver – Danish Doughnuts, Danish “Brun Kager” Brown Cookies, Fig & Blue Cheese Tart, Danish Apple Slaw, Pickled Fried Herring, Shrimp with Dill And Lemon
  • Holland: Chef Georges Khalaf: Bitter gartinour, Boerenkool, hotspot a la poitrine de boeuf, Gaussre, apple slappen
  • Lichtenstein: Chef Georges Khalaf: Kaskanopsle, risotto au poulet, ragout d’igname, semolina
  • Luxembourg: Chef Mickael Gantner: Quenelle de brochet, judd matt bounen, pate de vigneron, soupe de poireau et pomme de terre, streseul a la crème, moilleux aux pomme
  • Monaco: Chef Remie Salloum: Barbagiuan, Scampi Monte Carlo, The Monaco, Antipasto della Casa, Fraise millefeuille
  • Norway: Chef Ibrahim Zouein: cake au saumon et noix de saint jacques, Kjottkaker (gâteau de viande), Gravlax (saumon mariné), Gâteau du 17 mai, Krumkaker
  • United Kingdon: Chef Sleiman Khawand: Pigs in blanket, Ploughman's salad, fish and chips, beef wellington, vanilla cupcake, chocolate pudding
  • Sweden: Chef Michel El Rif: Köttbullar, toast skagen. kladdkaka

Usek_Festival_Traditional_Cuisine_Kaslik_Lebanon29 The second year students realized this project entitled community nutrition inviting the ambassadors of the represented countries as well as the USEK students to participate and celebrate.  

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