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· September, 2006

Stories about Food from September, 2006

Guyane: Cruelty to Iguanas

  29 September 2006

Cafe Creole is upset (Fr) that people are eating iguana stews in French Guiana and posts a picture of live iguanas destined to end on someone's plate. The author goes on to explain that while consumption of wild animals was understandable in the past, modern access to alternative sources of...

Chatter in Virtual India…

  29 September 2006

Blogging, Festivals, an updated version of Gods, travel, rare flowers, President Mush of Pakistan, films and water art are some of the things that we look in this round-up of virtual India. BLOGGING: A couple of months ago bloggers in India were prevented from accessing their favorite blogs. A group...

Serbian Blog Roundup

  29 September 2006

A house at the Golija Mountain – by Bogdan Cirovic At English section of Serbiancafe discussion board, Toshiba blogs out: Village of Rudno at Golija mountain is at altitude of 1200 meters. You would need four hours from Belgrade to get here by car. Beauties of one region are not...

Peru: Inca Kola

  28 September 2006

Alejandro of Peru Food tells the incredible story of Inka Kola, or “the little cola that could.”

Religion & festivity enlivens the Bangla world

  28 September 2006

For Bengalis around the world, this is a much awaited season. It is a time for prayer, feasting and fasting. While for the Muslims it is the holy month of Ramzan (or Ramadan as it is called in some parts of the world), the Hindus are celebrating the Durga Puja....

Peru: Food: Anthony Bourdain, Vegan Cuisine, and Latin-Fusion

  26 September 2006

Peruvian cuisine continues its international surge. Peru Food serves up a video of renowned culinary explorer Anthony Bourdain visiting Peru and a recommendation for those interested in vegan Peruvian dishes. And, writing from Monterrey, Mexico, Ocho Cuartos recommends [ES] a new Peruvian-Oriental latin fusion restaurant.

Global Food Blog Report #33

24 September 2006

#1: From Sri Lanka, Janin's between Colombo and Wherever cooks up an interesting dish: Lazy rice! Lazy Rice is the euphemism used for Sri lankan fried rice often made using the leftovers of the previous night including leftover rice. Much alike our blogosphere pundits who ruminate over the leftover arguments...

Turkey is Typing…

  23 September 2006

Ramadan begins this weekend, or Ramazan, if you are Turkish, and I thought that it would be nice to open up this week's article with a link from Binnur's Turkish Cookbook for Ramazan Pide. Let the celebrations begin! The pope's comments have been a hot topic of dicussion in the...

Pana-Blogs Report

  22 September 2006

#1: From Panama FAQ: Panama's Tap Water – The Best in the World? This might surprise people coming from the US and Europe as I often see them logging bags full of bottled water back to their hotels. But the drinking water in Panama is not only safe to drink,...

Belize: Iguana recipe

  19 September 2006

Lee Vanderwalker posts a dialogue between herself and a Belizean called “Bushman” about how to catch and cook an iguana.

Global Food Blog Report #32

  18 September 2006

#1: From Sri Lanka, Moju meditations on Hitler and Vegetarianism: "Hitler was a vegetarian" As you can see below from the quotes of Hitler…he was a vegetarian and a teetotaler! How is it possible that a vegetarian and a teetotaler could kill millions of people? The reason I ask is...

Postcards from the Congo

  18 September 2006

With the elections, the run-off announcement, the violent clashes between two presidential candidates, it's easy to focus only the DRC's political tempests. However, many Congo bloggers are writing about art, culture and the more mundane ways that politics affect daily life.

Turkey is Typing:Best of Summer Edition

  16 September 2006

It has been quite a while since an update on the Turkish blogosphere has been done, and rather than trying to update you on every detail that I have failed to report, I thought that this post should focus on the most interesting posts of the summer. Granted, the information...

Chile: Celebrating the First National Government Junta

  15 September 2006

Photo by Ditto_ Chileno photos On September 18, we will celebrate the First National junta that took place in 1810. As the Geographic Military Institute (ES) explains: Independence day is not the real reason why we celebrate on September 18, but rather it corresponds to the fist decisive step that...

Serbia: Guca and Exit Music Festivals

  14 September 2006

Traditional Guca Trumpet Festival is held anually in Guca, a town hours south of Belgrade, near the city of Cacak, from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3. The event remains the main topic of the country’s bloggers these days. Their talk ranges from pure drivel about how it feels to have...

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