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· August, 2007

Stories about Food from August, 2007

Ukraine: Tymoshenko vs Yanukovych

The election is a month away and Yulia Tymoshenko campaign rallies are reported to be drawing crowds of supporters. Alluding to president Yushchenko's 2004 poisoning, Foreign Notes writes that Tymoshenko...

Syria: Arab Bread Basket

Syria is the Arab bread basket of the Middle East, writes Egyptian D.B. Shobrawy, who adds that the Arab country is sharing the spoils with neighbours hit by a wheat...

Dominica: Fair Trade after Dean

Caribbean farmers affected by Hurricane Dean are asking Britons to continue buying Fairtrade bananas in order to help them recover. Living Dominica reports.

Iran:An abstract painting and a real Kebab!

Aref Adib has published two photos:one is a painting from Howard Hodgkin,a British painter, and the other one is a photo of a Kebab in Vienna.The blogger invites us to...

Korea: Korean Beef VS Non-Korean Beef

The Moon Festival, one of the biggest festivals, is coming soon in Korea. One of the customs is to send gifts to relatives or people to whom you would like...

Russia: “Word of Badmouth”

Copydude writes about various ways of mistreating foreigners in Russia – and about “word of badmouth,” which certain Russian restaurant owners don't seem to know anything about: “According to customer...

Japan: Soy Sauce for Ice-cream

Edo from Pink Tentacle introduced a new popular food product, a type of Tamari soy sauce specially designed for use on ice cream.

Vietnam: Papaya with Dried Beef

Cambodian blogger iCambo, currently in Vietnam, invites readers to try a Vietnamese dish that is very similar to another dish in Cambodia.

Laos: Keeping Wildlife off the Dinner Table

Laotian food blogger Darly is wondering how to keep Laotians from serving wild animals in their eateries. “How can you explain to the average citizens on the importance of preserving...

Trinidad & Tobago: Ten Things…

Club Soda and Salt makes ten observations about Trinidad.

Jamaica: Back to Normal?

“Things are certainly getting back to normal as time goes by,” says Stunner's Afflictions of post-Dean Jamaica.

China: Interest Rate and Pork Price

Recently, the interest rate and pork price in China has been rising rapidly, the former is to cool down the stock investment. It is rather obviously the tactic of increase...

Trinidad & Tobago: Costly Mistake

“For an event that is asking people to pay $100,000 per plate you would think that they would at least get the invitation right!” Now is Wow has a bone...

Kannada: Independence, festivals and more

20 runners from 12 countries; the youngest among whom is a 23 year old American woman and the oldest, a 60 year old American man; an Indian, Sunil Jayaraj, from...

Ukraine: Corn

MoldovAnn is disappointed to discover that the corn people eat in Ukraine is feed corn: “I took one bite and nearly broke a tooth.”

Algeria: Chicken Differences

Algerian Chef Zadi tears apart a chicken recipe and provides an alternative here.

Lebanon: Make Falafel, Not War

Writing about Beirut's new farmers’ market, Dove's Eye View posts about a Lebanese chef's vision to make falafel and not war.

Jordan: Food Prices On Fire!

Food prices are on the increase in Jordan, reports blogger Ahmad Al Ghashmary.

India: Food names and sexual harassment

Blank Noise Project has a list of food names that women get called by street harassers.

The Global Voices Show #5

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