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· October, 2006

Stories about Food from October, 2006

Armenia: Hunger

Onnik Krikorian reports that 29 percent of Armenians are hungry.

Uganda: steamed blood for dinner

How about steamed blood for dinner?, “I think that is quite an overexcited statement. I lost my motivation on page 85 when I found this recipe on how to cook...

Vietnam: Hanoi Pavements

Vietnamese God takes us on a trip through the pavements in Hanoi and posts pictures of the attractions.

Russia: Anastas Mikoyan

Russian Marketing Blog writes about Anastas Mikoyam, “the People's Commissar for external and internal trade from 1926 till 1939″ – and the man who “wanted hamburgers to become popular Russian...

Slovenia: Dairy Products of Former Yugoslavia

Visit The Glory of Carniola to see what dairy products of the former Yugoslavia looked like and to read the memories of some readers.

Iran: The end of Ramadan

Angus McDowall is a correspondent for Middle East Economic Digest and reporter for The Independent in Iran and he is blogging. About the end of Ramadan he says for a...

Albania: Homemade Raki

“…After two weeks, the grapes were ready to be turned into raki. First they were loaded into the still…” – Step by step, Our Man in Tirana shows how a...

El Salvador: Vegetarianism

Salvadoran blogger Ethel explains why she is not vegetarian.

Panama Canal Referendum

#1: From Chiriqui Chatter: The Vote for the Big Dig The vote is today for the expansion of the Canal. Voting in Panama is a very serious thing both for...

Russia: Billfold Scam Averted

To protect himself from becoming a victim of a “billfold scam” in downtown Moscow, Snowsquare stops for a drink at Cafe Pushkin.

Laos: Vegetable Garden

The blogger at introduces some vegetables from Laos that the blogger has been growing in her garden.

Bangladesh: On fasting

Morris the Pen on fasting, Ramadan and fastlets. “Our speaker talks of how he looked forward to this as a child (the ‘Iftar’ or breaking-the-fast evening celebration is a time...

Argentina: Mar del Plata's Beer Route

Jorge Gobbi took advantage of his time in Mar del Plata last weekend to do some local beer tasting. Speaking of Mar del Plata, Google Earth 3D wonder, Ezequiel Galotti...

Honduras: How to make tortillas

La Gringa gives a lesson in bi-national cuisine; a step-by-step explanation of how to make “Honduran-American tortillas.”

Taiwan: mobile coffee

Funck Chen at CCB.2.0 blogs about the cultural history of mobile coffee house. The first coffee car appeared in 1999, and now becomes a national landscape and the drivers of...

China: eating Chinese

Lyn Jeffery introduces great blogs and forums about Chinese food.

Romania: “Alien Eggs” and the EU

Romerican writes about “alien eggs” and Romania's hopes to join the EU.

Pakistan: Dessert, Carrots and Ramadan

What does one call the Pakistani dessert made of Carrots? More on Ramadan-Kareem – a blog dedicated to Ramadan as observed all over the world.

Armenia: No Visa

Notes From Hareinik reports on what it calls “corruption…in play” possibly leading to the denial of visas to those behind Yerevan's popular New Delhi restaraunt.

Dispatch from Uganda

Peace talks continue in Juba, Sudan, between the Government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Ngomrom faults the Government of Uganda and Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) of...

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