Stories about Food from August, 2006
Alejandro is inspired to start blogging again after a visit to the Peruvian restaurant, Los Balcones del Peru in Hollywood, Calornia.
This round-up is a patchwork quilt of blog postings with a global flavor. And flavor is the key word since we end our journey with a culinary post that takes us back to the 15th century which was the start of another globalization era....
Belgrade Blog reports on the 4th Belgrade Beer Festival, which featured 30 types of beer, a treasure hunt and a Miss Wet T-Shirt competition.
The blogger at antidote to burnout talks about the dynamics of social dinners in Vietnam and links to another blog post on the same topic.
#1: Maika's Blog on Haitian Food: "Griot" (pronounced: greee-yo ) a popular Haitian original. Which is fried pork shoulder accompanied with a spicy hot as habanero cole slaw like condiment called “Picklese” (s pronounced like a z). And served with a side of fried flatten green plaintain "bunan passe" (...
Lee in Tokyo times blogs about the competition between two towns, Kawamata and Hidakagawa, in producing over-sized snack. Kawamata residents recently produced a record breaking 12 metres 27 cm grilled chicken meat.
Alexa surveys Mongolia's fast food market.
Hanoi resident Vietnamese God invites us to try his recipe for Prawn and Banana Fried Spring Rolls.
My Czech Republic Blog writes about a “socialist grocery store” project run by a Czech newspaper: “For at least a year, readers have been sending in photos of the products that all of us who grew up in pre-1989 Czechoslovakia know and remember with that inexplicable fondness and nostalgia.”
Franka Philip makes good on her promise to cook oil-down, the classic Trinidadian dish made with breadfruit, and offers two recipes.
According to a research report released recently by Pew Internet, most webloggers don't consider themselves doing journalism. In most cases they are not up to what a journalist does. In Cambodian blogosphere, there exists a series of interviews done by digital citizens playing the role of citizen's media. Chan Bopha,...
The blogger at Vietnamese God visits the first KFC outlet in Hanoi and finds that it is attracting a lot of people. “I wonder why people like to eat fast food when they have so many options to choose from on the street in Vietnam, as well as some good...
Aigul of Go Kyrgyz! writes about Kyrgyz cuisine.
Two more translated op-eds from Venezuela. Miguel Octavio has translated “Escape from Ramo Verde” by Teodoro Petkoff while Guillermo Parra has Héctor Silva Michelena's “The Postmodern Philosopher and the Human Vultures.” For those who believe Friday's aren't meant for politics and philosophy, Caracas Cafe says this is a good weekend...
What is India? How do you define it? Tigers, bollywood, masala chai, technology, food, old India and new India, English etc. etc.?
#1: From Tanzania, MiRecipe.com spices up the day with an incredible easy and delicious recipe to prepare "Chatini Ya Ukwaju" (Tamarind Chutney). It is great with bread, and a tasty addition to your salad, fish or chicken dishes. Recipe in EN and Swahili. Get the recipe now! #2: From Germany,...
On the occassion of India's Independence Day, Mahanandi has an Indian food parade with dishes from other bloggers to mark the day.
Dili-gence in East Timorese capital Dili has the latest on the restaurant scene in East Timor. The blogger also talks about the latest target of vandalism in the city.
Metroblogging Islamabad on the changing culture of road side eateries in the city.
What are bloggers talking about India? Lots...the cola affair, wifi, newly weds, travel and Bollywood.