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· March, 2006

Stories about Food from March, 2006

Thailand: cooking school

Over at Thai-blogs, Richard Barrow, an English expat living in Thailand for 10 years learns about Thai food and cooking, including the different kinds of rice. He recommends one cooking...

Kenyan Sphere Dispatch

After the kenyan government raid on standard newspaper early this month, (Something that was covered by MSM around the world), there was talk in Kenya of mercenaries operating in Kenya....

Haiti: You Know You're Haitian When…

AyitiCheriConnexion posts (FR) an english language 35-point list of things that make one Haitian sent to her by a Haitian born outside of Haiti. AyitiCheri tacks on seven slides of...

The Magic of Food: A Global Edible Review

#1: From the UK, Blog Jam The traditional pickled pig's feet dish is one of our favorites. Of course you may have at least a dozen good excuses why you...

Panama: Panela

Melissa De Leon is dizzy with anger that you have been lied to about the so-called dangerous impurities of panela. But then, just what is panela?

Jamaica, UK: Bamboula restaurant

Trinifood visits a Jamaican restaurant in London and treats us to a mouthwatering review.

China: Democracy of food

Shanghaiist reviews a new phenomenon in Chinese cyberspace; a good food guide called Dianping (ZH). Four stars, but only in the Web site version, which is written by the restaurant-going...

Cambodian Weblogs in the Spotlight

When it comes to quality, expatriate s’ Weblogs are unbeatable. And to learn what's going on around town and in the country, locals’ Weblogs are noteworthy. It is all about...

Argentina: Mate

Santiago explains the etymology, social etiquette, and history of that most famous Argentine infusion, mate.

Aruba: Status aparte and frightening food

ArubaGirl salutes her home country on the occasion of its 30th anniversary of Status Aparte status vis-à-vis the Netherlands. She also eats some frightening food.

Buen Provecho!

Greetings from Panama! This week's food blog round-up is extremely scrumptious. Please do not read if you are hungry! #1: From Greece, Wanderlust ShaLadies and gentlemen, it is my honor...

Slovenia: Zlatorog

Isoglossia shares all he knows about Slovenia's Zlatorog, or the Golden Horn: “the goat, the myth, the beverage, the soap.”

Russia: Billionaires, Poor Peasants and Candies

W. Shedd of The Accidental Russophile writes about Russian billionaires, the death of the Russian village, Russian candies and the somewhat “militant” names of their producers.

Baobab Tree

The multifaceted Baobab is the “tree of life“. * the fruits are rich in vitamin C and are used to prepare beverages, * the leaves are used fresh or dried...

Ethiopia: Drought update

Meskel Square posts another report on drought striken Oromia and Somali regions – a small amount of rain has fallen.

Russia: Folk Tales and Mushroom Lore

Novgorod-based RUBLog (recently renamed into Travel Russia!) links to a site featuring Russian folk tales in English, including the one about Sadko, a bard from Novgorod. The Accidental Russophile links...

Ukraine: Election Pancakes and Hot Dogs

Stephan Clark of Everybody I Love You compares free pancakes served in Kharkiv on Maslenitsa in order to advertise Ukrainian political parties to “that great American political tradition, the parking...

India: Food Labels

Food Labels get a Hindu group a little angry. Kellogs at the receiving end says Pickled Politics.

Panama: Legendary Cocada Maker

Chef Melissa De Leon takes a trip to Monagrillo to meet legendary cocada maker, Juan Deago. Find out more about the Latin American treat as well as mister Deago's blogging...

Argentina: The Big Apple and Buenos Aires

Just one more example of “the invasion of New York City media by all things Buenos Aires” says Ian of the marriage between Buenos Aires-based freelancer, Brian Byrnes (rss) and...

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