Stories about Food from July, 2007
Across the Panamanian Blogosphere
There is plenty on the mind of the Panamanian blogosphere, with topics ranging from the fate of former leader Manuel Noriega to a delicious tree tomato. Melissa De Leòn Douglass covers these broad topics in this blog round-up from Panama.
Israel: Wine Tasting Festival
An Israeli wine tasting festival is being held at the Israel Museum, reports blogger Avi.
Peru: Photos of an Amazonian Market
Alejandro from Peru Food blog posts photos of an Amazon market in the small town of Nauta, which is located 100 km from Iquitos.
Some pictures and a report on kvas, a favorite summer drink – at Russian Kafe.
Kuwait: Day 25
Kuwaiti Zeena continues to update us on her weight loss regime here.
Cambodia: Guide to Phnom Penh Restaurants
Phnomenon posts his list of top 13 restaurants in Cambodian capital city Phnom Penh
Slovenia: Sausages, Sex and More
Best of the Slobs roundup, a post on Slovenian-American sausages, and the Slovenes’ attitudes toward sex – at The Glory of Carniola.
Romania, Hungary: “The World's Most Refreshing Drink”
From Csikszereda Musings‘s “fizzy-watered paradise,” a recipe of “the most delicious and refreshing beverage known to humanity.”
Namibia: volunteers needed to work on Namibian Cuisine Wiki
The Namibian Cuisine Wiki has not content. Gerard calls for help:”Now with enough visitors to my little blog here to at least fill a smaller coffee table each week, I thought it might be a good idea to get you folks a bit involved in “fleshing out” this Wiki a...
Swaziland: cultural competency pop quiz
A Swazi cultural competency pop quiz from Ryan: “Please classify the thirteen pictured foods as (a) ubiquitous in Swaziland, (b) available in Swaziland, but unaffordable by most all Swazis (c) nowhere in Swaziland. If you email me your answers (or leave them under comments), I will reward the winner with...
Peru: Origins of Pisco
Utilismos [ES] writes about Pisco Day and the ongoing dispute with Chile regarding the origins of this popular drink.
Poland: Posts on Politics
The beatroot writes about a homophobic gay icon, alcohol consumption data, an “unbelievable new alliance” of two Polish politicians, President Lech Kaczynski's meeting with George W. Bush, and one politician's anti-German rhetoric.
Czech Rebublic: “7 Bullets as in Sarajevo”
Bosnia Blog writes about Sarajevo coincidences in Prague.
Cambodia: Better Food Safety
Borin in Cambodia is demanding better food safety. “I can’t sit and see my family, friend, my colleague, eating unsafe food everyday without knowing how to stop it.”
Angola: Blogging from inside the country (I)
With a total population estimated at just under 16 million, five years after the end of the thirty-year long civil war, the state telecommunications enterprise Angola Telecom’s fixed-line network still serves less than one percent of the population, Internet Service Providers hardly serve one person per one thousand people and...
China: More about fake buns story
ESWN translated a Southern Metropolis Daily story that gives some background about how people figure out that the cardboard baozi (or buns) was a fake story.
India: Cambodia and Food
Trivial Matters has a wonderful photo-post on Cambodia and food.
China: Fake News On Cardboard Buns
Last night, Beijing News Channel reported that the Cardboard Buns was a faked news directed by one of their reporter who made a public statement that he had paid the hawker to make the cardboard Buns or Baozi. However, Nu Qui Lu-wei from 1510 wondered whether the statement of the...
Kuwait: Food for Thoughts
An Indian in Kuwait had food on his mind when he posted this picture on his blog.
Turkey is Typing…Moving: The Physical and Political
With six days until the parliamentary elections in Turkey, Turkish bloggers this week are avidly watching the news outlets; speculating on the political future of the republic. And while the country prepares for a new political move many seem to be moving themselves as our coverage of the past week of the writings of Turkey illustrate.
Africa: African Content Projects
Kenyan Pundit writes about two African Content Projects: “I’m a huge proponent of building and showcasing our local (African) content rather than bitching up a storm about how neglected we are…here’s two opportunities to do so.”