Bosnian Dessert Demonstration on April 25th

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Dessert Demonstration with Adina Husić, Sabina Husić, and Senida Husić Wednesday, April 25th 5:00-6:00 pm Confucius Institute Kitchen, WKU   Finals stressing you out? Come try some tasty Bosnian desserts! The Kentucky Folklife Program and … Continue reading Bosnian Dessert Demonstration on April 25th

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Bosnian Pita Demonstration to be held 11/16

The Kentucky Folklife Program and the Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology invite you to join us for a: Bosnian Pita Demonstration with Fatima Delic and Nejra Delic Thursday, November 16th 4:30pm Confucius Institute Kitchen Organized by the students of FLK 585 Foodways Join us as mother-daughter pair Fatima and Nejra Delic prepare pita and … Continue reading Bosnian Pita Demonstration to be held 11/16

On Our Plates: Check’s Cafe

On our plates: On June 7th, KFP's Nicole Musgrave had the chance to try out Check's Café in Louisville's Schnitzelburg neighborhood. Check's has been a staple in the neighborhood since the 1940s, serving up a mix of German and Southern favorites such as Braun-schweiger & potato salad, and rolled oysters & cornbread. Visit the Southern … Continue reading On Our Plates: Check’s Cafe

“Not Just A Grocery Store”

Our Graduate Assistant, Nicole Musgrave, made a short film for Dr. Ashley Stinnett's Visual Anthropology course last semester. The film centers on Jasmine International Grocery Store in Bowling Green, KY, and looks how it provides access to products important to immigrants' and refugees' foodways traditions. The film also explores how the store serves as a … Continue reading “Not Just A Grocery Store”

On Our Plates: Behar Cafe

Today was a fun fieldwork day. We popped over to Behar Café to sample their cevapi, burek, & coffee, and to check out some of the food items they carry. Behar is a Bosnian restaurant and grocery in Bowling Green, KY that specializes in cooking and selling items important to Bosnian foodways traditions, such as … Continue reading On Our Plates: Behar Cafe

KFP hosting Kimchi Demonstration

The Kentucky Folklife Program and WKU Folk Studies are hosting a Kimchi demonstration on April 27th at 4:00pm in the Confucius Institute Kitchen as part of Western Kentucky University's International Year of South Korea. Open the public, Kyu Frohman of Radcliff, KY will lead the demonstration, and will share memories about family traditions tied to … Continue reading KFP hosting Kimchi Demonstration

From the Archives: Canning

From the archives: Irene Moore of Jackson County, #KY displays a selection of her canned goods at the 1997 Kentucky Folklife Festival. Canning has been an important mode of food preservation for many of Kentucky's people, and it continues to be a vibrant tradition today. To read the poem "Canning Memories" by Frank X Walker, … Continue reading From the Archives: Canning