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· March, 2008

Stories about Food from March, 2008

Morocco: Tourism Demands Pig Farms

“One of the last things you would expect to find in Morocco is a pig farm. Given that the consumption of pork is a religious taboo it may come as...

Blogger's opinion about “Nsima” angers Malawians

A recent post on Malawi's staple food nsima has raised debate on how much freedom one can have in expressing themselves in blogs. The reactions by mostly Malawian readers have...

Armenia: Brandy Shootout

Halfway down the Danube hosts a shootout to determine whether Wisconsin's Korbel brandy is better than one of its Armenian counterparts. Its hard to tell which won through in the...

Burkina Faso: Home of black bags, baobabs and cute kids?

This roundup will begin with some old business. From Stephen Davis of Voice in the Desert: His book Sophie and the Albino Camel is up for the Norfolk Shorts shortlist...

Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Dhal

Lifespan of a Chennette blogs about Dhal (a beloved dish of both Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana) and posts a helpful recipe.

Cambodia: A Snack Called Nem

Vutha introduces a Cambodian snack consisting of fish meat wrapped in banana leaf.

Honduras: Cantaloupe Contamination

La Gringa's Blogocito reports on the current problems with contamination with Honduran cantaloupes and how the U.S. and Canada have already issued warnings.

Central and Eastern Europe: Easter Roundup

Adventures in Wheelville marks Easter in Slovenia; Polandian writes about the “ingredients” of “the nationwide ‘holiday shuffle'” in Poland, and Kinuk describes her family's Polish holiday feast; Csíkszereda Musings writes...

Dominica: 10 Reasons…

Caribbean Man lists ten reasons to live in Dominica.

Israel: A Joyous Celebration of Purim

The holiday of Purim celebrates the triumph of the Jewish people over those who seek and sought their destruction. Purim is a joyful holiday celebrated with costumes, festivities, good food,...

Egypt: Looming Bread Crisis

The Arabist, from Egypt, posts links to coverage on Egypt's looming bread crisis.

Japan: How to Eat a Bamboo Shoot

Marie Mockett from Japundit shows the readers how to cook bamboo shoot.

Bangladesh: Fighting the cycle of poverty

In this week's roundup we will highlight some of the discussions happening in the Bangladeshi Blogosphere on the issues of Poverty, LGBT and Travel . Poverty: Bangladesh is a developing...

Trinidad & Tobago: Guarding the Guards

Notes from Port of Spain asks: “Who will guard the guards?”

Slovenia: Radovljica

Adventures in Wheelville writes about things to enjoy in Radovljica, Slovenia.

Kuwait: Towers Mark 29th Birthday

The Kuwait Towers, the country's major landmark, marked their 29th birthday without much fanfare. But one blogger did not forget the occasion, writes Abdullatif Al Omar who also takes us...

Tajikistan: Hunger to Replace Cold and Darkness

Tajikistan is a small country with big problems. The nation, particularly the rural population, is still suffering from energy crisis, but yet another crisis is going to embrace it very...

Japan: Expired Lunch Boxes

Martin comments on the news about 15 million food items with expired dates sold on Japan's Shinkansen trains.

Trinidad & Tobago: Food for Thought

Blogging from Trinidad & Tobago, This Beach Called Life offers some food for thought: “Citizens of the country are being urged to plant food in their backyards in order to...

Barbados: Proper Pork

Cheese-on-bread! properly defends Barbados’ “proper pork”.

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