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· August, 2008

Stories about Food from August, 2008

Dubai: Nugget full of Bone

Writing in Dubai Consumer Mirror, moryarti found a bone in a KFC nugget.

Dominica: Agricultural Economy

“I strongly believe that if Dominica gets busy developing its agricultural product this could well have other spin-off positive effects”: Chris at Dominica Weekly thinks that going back to the...

Morocco: Tanjia, a Marrakshi Specialty

Moroccan blogger LoveFrom1stBite shares the recipe for (and photos of) her favorite Moroccan dish, tanjia.

Japan: Food Safety

Martin J Frid from Kurashi blogs about the changing attitude towards food in Japan.

Palestine: I want a vending machine

“I don’t care how much those suckers cost, I will even take a loan out, and I will buy a vending machine!” writes Palestinian Rebellious Arab Girl, who lives in...

Tajikistan: Food crisis

Shannon reports about the striking facts of the aggravating food crisis in Tajikistan.

Jordan: Ants and Soda

From Jordan, Moey found ants in his soda.

Cuba: Domestic Tourism

“In the absence of tourist offices where a Cuban citizen can arrange – in Cuban pesos – an excursion in his own country, private resourcefulness has addressed this ‘market niche'”:...

Trinidad & Tobago: Fruit Fiesta

Trinidadian blogger Lifespan of a Chennette turns the spotlight on some indigenous Caribbean fruit: “You never know when you might need this kind of information.”

China: Keeping It Kosher at the Olympic Games

If you've ever been to China (or a traditional Chinese restaurant), you know that eating kosher according to the rules of religious Judaism is near impossible. Tiffany Sameyah of Jewneric...

Vietnam: Coconut milk

Wandering Chopsticks mentions why coconut milk and coconut juice are important ingredients in several Vietnamese and Thai recipes.

Tanzania: Warm roast tomato and onion salad

Cold temperatures in Tanzania inspired Lynda to make warm roast tomato and onion salad.

Jamaica, Trinidad: On the “Doubles”

“If a visitor's stomach can handle pepper and curry first thing in the morning, then this is a nice surprise for the palate, and a great way to start the...

Estonia: Shopping Spree for Georgian Wines

AnTyx reports that customers in Estonia have gone on a shopping-spree for Georgian wines as an act of solidarity with Tbilisi.

Trinidad & Tobago: Taking Action

“Funny how we have all these conveniences to make our lives easier but we still can’t find time to do things like learn to be self-sufficient”: Trinidadian blogger Attillah Springer...

Georgia: Calmness in Gori

Regional Reporters [RU] reports that calmness has descended on the Georgian town of Gori following bombing raids by Russian jets. However, the blog says that bread is in short supply...

Peru: Blogging About Food at Home and Abroad

Peruvian food has been receiving plenty of attention in the media, and bloggers are writing about their favorite dishes. Alejandro García of Peru Food provides the latest blog roundup about...

Dominica: Rascaly Rabbits

Steve's Dominica writes an amusing post about “the annual Rabbit Festival in Cochrane.”

Western Sahara: Three Cups of Tea

As with many cultures, people in Western Sahara have developed rites and a social scene around tea and we can imagine the desert, a cloudless sky at night, a full...

Czech Republic: A Beer Excursion to Pilsen

Pivní Filosof-Beer Philosopher reviewed the three brewpubs currently operating in Pilsen, in the Czech Republic, that he visited on a weekend excursion from Prague (Part 1, Part 2 and Part...

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