A Christmas feast

Baked dumplings with mushrooms (pierogi)

International faculty and staff share favorite foods and traditions from their native countries.

THE HOLIDAY SEASON USHERS in many time-honored traditions — wrapping gifts, sending out greeting cards with the latest family photos, unpacking beloved tree ornaments we haven’t seen for a year. But what many most anticipate is gathering around the table with those special dishes that truly mark the arrival of the season.

The celebrations might include turkey and stuffing, but in our multiethnic Seattle Pacific University family, other culinary traditions abound. We’re delighted to feature recipes from our international faculty and staff, along with the holiday memories that accompany these wonderful dishes.

See our faculty and staff stories from their home countries and recipes for:

Recipe for cover image of baked dumplings with mushrooms (pierogi)

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