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· January, 2007

Stories about Food from January, 2007

Philippines: Taho Seller

Senor Enrique in Manila introduces us to Jun, a Taho seller. Taho is a popular sweet snack in Philippines and it is made with bean curd, liquefied raw sugar and...

Bangladesh: Drugs, Sex Education, Freedom of Press, Winter Fruits and Vegetables and Man-Eating Tigers

There seems to be no stopping drug frenzy once it takes hold of a nation. Drishtipat Group Blog tells how Yabba, a speed/amphetamine derivative from Thailand is taking on Bangladesh....

Bahrain: Commemorating Muharram in Style

It's the month of Muharram in the Muslim calendar – a month commemorated with a variety of activities in Bahrain. Blogger Mahmood Al Yousif pays a visit to a friend's...

South Korea: Hongdae redevelopment

Matt in Gust of popular feelings blogs about his experience of Seoul city culture: eating places, cafes, etc. Such spaces are disappearing with redevelopment plan, the upcoming one is Hongdae...

Jamaica: Patties

Stunner offers a crash course in Jamaican patties.

Kazakhstan: Cooking Manti

News from the Caravan posts a recipe for manti, a dish made in not just Kazakhstan, but also in the rest of Central Asia, Mongolia, and Turkey.

Iran:Too expensive tomatoes and American warships

ViewfromIran talks about a hot topic in Iran:the price of tomatoes.The blogger shares with us her connversation with a couple of friends. The blogger writes:“Why is everything suddenly so expensive?”...

Singapore: The First Fast Food Restaurant

Lam Chun See and his friend Peter Tan remember the first fast food restaurant in Singapore.”I doubt many young people know that Singapore’s first fast food restaurant was not from...

Trinidad & Tobago: Blog love

The IZATRINI.com blog reviews shortdrop.com, a web site for Trinidadian car enthusiasts, and TrinidGourmet.com interviews fellow food blogger Chenette.

Iran:Tomato becomes a Luxury Product

Sanjaghak talks about inflation and high prices in Iran. The blogger writes the price of tomato has become so expensive that a deputy in Iranian Parliament said tomato is a...

India: All that food

Primalsoup associates memories and places with food, and urges the people she tags to do the same! “Me and my family like any other bunch of foodie people, associate most...

Malaysia: Visiting Kuala Lumpur's Little Myanmar

Eating Asia takes us for a meal in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur's Myanmarese enclave.

South Korea: Haejangguk

Matt explains what is haejangguk: Haejang means to eat or drink something in the morning to relieve a hangover and guk means soup; and shows what kind of food is...

Mexico: IHOP in San Pedro

Noting the recent arrival of American restaurants like Chilis and Starbucks, Ocho Cuartos is still a bit surprised to hear that IHOP, or International House of Pancakes, will be making...

Russia: Alcoholism

The Turkish Invasion writes about alcoholism in Russia – and posts Soviet posters on the topic.

Albania: Coffee in Tirana

Our Man in Tirana writes about the situation with coffee in Albania's capital.

Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama: Rosca de los Reyes

We're about a week late, but Melissa de León has a delicious Rosca de Reyes al Café recipe to put an inventive twist on the traditional bread for Three Kings...

Argentina's King Fish, Panama's Year, and Easy Kerala Parotta

#1: Jeremy Shapiro, the Chef behind Stir the Pots, narrates his adventures during his trip to the Ecuadorean Andes: The array of  colors and smell was inspiring as a chef.All ...

India: The CookBook Project

Feed A Hungry Child Campaign on the CookBook project. “The purpose of this project is two pronged; that of documenting disappearing recipes along with practical hands-on cooking advice as well...

Cuba: Chino-Cubano

Following on a post in which she wondered about the existence of an authentic Caribbean-Chinese cuisine, TriniFood learns of the existence of “Chino-Cubano” (Chinese-Cuban) cuisine.

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