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· September, 2007

Stories about Food from September, 2007

Ukraine: Bewildered in Kyiv

Carpetblogger exposes Kyiv's bewildering dimension.

Morocco: Bread Protests

The Arabist discusses protests trigger by mounting bread prices in Morocco.

Trinidad & Tobago: Indian Sweets

Through The Lens Trinidad and Tobago posts an appetizing photo of traditional Indian sweets.

Singapore: Rojak or Mixture Salad

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.

Trinidad & Tobago: Visiting Curaçao

Lifespan of a Chennette makes a trip to Curaçao and gives us a guided tour…

Ukraine: Kyiv Restaurants

Carpetblogger reviews “four restaurants in Kyiv that are not awful.”

Arabeyes: Ramadan Scenes

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...

Ramadaning in Kuwait

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...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Healthy Living

“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...

Syria: What's on the Palate?

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...

Serbia: A Store in Kosovo's Capital

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...

Bermuda: Government to Tackle Obesity

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...

Poland: Bio Fuel and Price of Bread

The beatroot explains the connection between bio fuel and a doubling in the price of bread in Poland.

Russia: Moscow's “Unusual People and Peculiar Foods”

BusterPh.D.Candidate of moscowthroughbrowneyes writes about “unusual people and peculiar foods” that make Moscow feel like home.

Arabeyes: Driving in Ramadhan

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 -...

Syria: Fish Recipe

Abu Fares, from Syria, shares Ramadan's spirit with his readers and dedicates to them a famous fish recipe.

Bahrain: Even Ramadan Is Sectarian

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...

Russia: “All Day Soviet Breakfast”

According to Copydude, “the number of operating hypermarkets in [Russia] does not exceed 150 for a population of 144 million.”

Haiti: Flour Prices Go Up

“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...

Hungary: Escalator, Monarch, and Microwave Food

Pestcentric writes about Europe's longest escalator, yet another foreign monarch for Hungary, and Marhapörkölt Tarhonyával, a frozen meal.

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