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· October, 2007

Stories about Food from October, 2007

Palestine: People Starving

“Can i just say i m sick and tired of sitting here studying while knowing that people in Gaza don't have anything to eat?” asks Palestinian blogger Al Falasteenyia.

Malaysia: Kolo Mee

Clare Eng in Eastern Malaysia has taken a liking to Kolo Mee

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: How Do I Love Thee?

Abeni lists 28 reasons to love St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Guyana: View of Guyana

A returning national shares her experience of Guyana with MACO Caribbean Living.

Armenia: Khash Ceremony

With the winter setting in, Notes from Hairenik recounts his participation yesterday in the seasonal consumption of Khash, a “soup laden with fat slowly simmered for at least eight hours...

Peru: Memories, Re-encounters and Roots

Alejandro of Peru Food writes a in-depth summary post titled “Memories, Re-encounters, Roots” regarding his recent trip to his native Peru.

Egypt: On Kushari

Rebecca, who blogs from Egypt, introduces us to Kushari, a local dish. “It’s a mixture of rice and pasta, and a small amount of lentils and chickpeas, and some dried...

Lebanon: Wine

“The wine industry of Lebanon: $25 million a year, of which $10 million are from exports. 7 million bottles a year, of which 3 million are exported,” reports Dr. Rami...

Armenia: Shopping Tales

Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) Dominic in Armenia recounts a few humorous stories about shopping in Armenia. The tales depict life in the country very well indeed.

Kuwait: Lost Between Cinemas and Restaurants

Between banned and censored movies in cinemas to restaurants which have a lot to make up for in terms of service, Kuwaiti bloggers were at wits' end last week. Abdullatif...

Guyana: Local Food Prices

“Why is Guyana’s food so damn expensive for Guyanese?” asks The Guyana Groove.

Dominica: Creole Traditions

“During this season, every village…strives to show its neighbors how well it is preserving heritage and traditions”: Living Dominica celebrates “Creole time”!

Malaysia: Egg Noodles From Kuching

Eating Asia takes us to Kuching in Malaysian Borneo to meet a family that has been making Egg Noodles for three generations.

Honduras: Juice Combinations

La Gringa writes about the different combination of juices in her favorite juice store, Chapala, in La Ceiba, Honduras.

Guyana: If I knew you were coming…

Guyana-Gyal is thinking about baking a cake…

Japan: Starving in the Land of Plenty

The recent story of a man starving to death as a result of not being able to receive welfare assistance, made famous thanks to his having documented his last days...

China: Deconstructing the White Rabbit Wrapper

Imagethief studied the design of White Rabbit wrapper in details. The description of “rows of zombie rabbits facing each other in mirror image” is particularly vivid. (P.S. White Rabbit is...

Slovenia: “Polhanje!”

Piran Café tries some polh, or the fat dormouse, “a species fairly common from Spain to western Russia. They look like small gray squirrels, but with big dark sexy eyes...

Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 3)

The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the last of a three-part series. Today's tour...

Uganda: Is Uganda the land of plenty?

Basawad asks whether Uganda is the land of plenty: “Uganda is indeed the land of plenty of food and water. I write this, with Uganda that was in the 60s...

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