Stories about Food from September, 2007
Carpetblogger exposes Kyiv's bewildering dimension.
The Arabist discusses protests trigger by mounting bread prices in Morocco.
Through The Lens Trinidad and Tobago posts an appetizing photo of traditional Indian sweets.
Culture Shiok writes about the popular salad dish in Singapore and Malaysia called Rojak and how the societies in these countries are also referred to as Rojak.
Lifespan of a Chennette makes a trip to Curaçao and gives us a guided tour…
Carpetblogger reviews “four restaurants in Kyiv that are not awful.”
With the month of Ramadan halfway through, bloggers in the Middle East are still tapping away at their keyboards, reflecting on different aspects of the Islamic month of fasting. This week we make stops in Yemen, Palestine, Kuwait and Israel to see what bloggers have to say.
Ramadan, food and shopping were top priorities among Kuwaiti bloggers last week. Abdullatif AlOmar takes us on a tour of Kuwaiti blogs which include a shopping trip at a hypermarket where even the shampoo looks interesting when you are fasting!
“Alarmed by the rising rates of non communicable diseases in the Caribbean the Heads of Govermnents recently held a summit dedicated to addressing the issue”: Abeni puts in her two cents’ worth.
Perhaps because it's Ramadan, or because talking about the news is difficult, this week Syrian bloggers are focused on food. From the best recipes to those that make no sense at all, here's a roundup of this week's posts.
Prishtine: Independence and Kanun posts pictures of a favorite store in Kosovo's capital: “‘ginger’ … when you have a need to feel suave, intellectual or just plain bourgeoisie, ginger is the place for you — books, music, dvds, couch, dog and all. This store rocks….”
Shawn and Sue's Island Adventure has a theory about Bermuda: “This island is fat, and not with a “ph” like the kids say. It turns out that 63% of the island's adults are overweight/obese.”
The beatroot explains the connection between bio fuel and a doubling in the price of bread in Poland.
BusterPh.D.Candidate of moscowthroughbrowneyes writes about “unusual people and peculiar foods” that make Moscow feel like home.
Staying up all night, sleep deprivation and lack of water, food and cigarettes from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the month of fasting, is having its toll on drivers - especially those stuck in traffic jams. Here are some of the rants from exasperated bloggers.
Abu Fares, from Syria, shares Ramadan's spirit with his readers and dedicates to them a famous fish recipe.
This week in Bahrain we focus on bloggers' responses to the start of Ramadan. A number of bloggers are frustrated that the start of the month varies according to the different sects. Others are bothered with the entire month itself. Ayesha Saldanha has more in this post.
According to Copydude, “the number of operating hypermarkets in [Russia] does not exceed 150 for a population of 144 million.”
“The phrase ‘give us this day our daily bread’ suddenly takes on a whole new meaning,” writes Theo at Pwoje Espwa as he talks about the sudden increase in the price of flour in Haiti.
Pestcentric writes about Europe's longest escalator, yet another foreign monarch for Hungary, and Marhapörkölt Tarhonyával, a frozen meal.
There has been a national and international boom in regards to Peruvian gastronomy. Over the past years, talking about Peruvian food has been something very common. Radio and television programs, newspapers, books, cooking schools and of course, blogs have all taken part in the discussion. Peruvian bloggers are taking pride in being in the spotlight, while others seek to explain what else could be done to take advantage of this attention.