April International Recipe Party

April International Recipe Party

international recipe

For the last 25 years, CareerKnacks has placed our share of nurses from Saudi Arabia in their dream jobs here in America. So for April we thought we would share a popular dish from the country to inspire you to try it out this weekend. Kabsa is often touted as a favorite of the locals in Saudi and we have to admit, we are really interested in trying it out ourselves! [Recipe adapted from All Recipes.]

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CareerKnacks: International Recipe Party

CareerKnacks: International Recipe Party

Philippine Ilocos Empanadas

 philippine Ilocos empanadas

For the last 25 years, CareerKnacks has placed our share of Filipino nurses in their dream jobs here in America. So for March we thought we would share a popular dish from the Philippines to inspire you to try it out this weekend. While Spanish in origin, Ilocos empanadas are frequently found in street markets across the country. (side note: the atsuete oil gives them the vibrant orange color!)

RECIPE:

For the Dough:

  • 1/2 + 1/4 cup mochiko rice flour
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp atsuete oil
  • salt

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CareerKnacks: International Recipe Party

CareerKnacks: International Recipe Party

 

British fry-up

Also commonly referred to as a “fry-up,” this popular morning meal rose in popularity during the Victorian era throughout the British Isles. While not the type of breakfast one would indulge in every single morning, a full English breakfast is one of those meals that reminds us of England. It is also one of the most popular and recognizable British dishes abroad.

To create your own full English, here are the details: Read more

The History of Coffee Culture in America, For Newbies

coffee culture

When moving to a new country it is nearly impossible to prepare yourself for every change you will encounter in your new home, no matter how much research you do. But when you type coffee culture into Google, there is a good reason why there are full websites dedicated to the topic. Americans are serious about their coffee. And we aren’t just talking about a hot cup of jo here. Coffee fanatics consider the roast, the body, and the preparation in order to concoct their perfect cup. Many have even taken to roasting their own coffee beans to get the flavor just right. Read more