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· February, 2009

Stories about Food from February, 2009

Morocco: Simply Delicious

This week, the talk in the blogoma seems to be about all things edible. Moroccan cuisine, widely considered one of the most complex and best in the world, is derived...

China: Bush maize ad

Sunbin posted a photos showing an ad making use of Bush for selling maize.

Brunei: Fund drive for flood victims

As part of the efforts to collect donations for flood victims, charity drives have been organized in recent weeks in Brunei. The heavy downpour last month caused heavy floods and...

Morocco: Making Harira

A Moroccan Kitchen shares her recipe for the famed Moroccan soup, harira.

Global: Convoy to Gaza Makes History

History was made yesterday in the Maghreb as a convoy headed from the UK to Gaza was allowed to pass through the border between Morocco and Algeria, which has been...

Kenya: Activists Arrested and Beaten

Gukira writes about the arrest and beating of Kenyan activists who were standing outside Parliament in Nairobi. They were hoping to plead with government minister to act swiftly to prevent...

Caribbean: Economic Effects

Keith in Trinidad says that “it is troubling that we seem so oblivious to the meltdown that's occurring” in Martinique and Guadeloupe, while Living Guyana cites the many examples of...

Cambodia: Pushing for a more organic future

Bloggers at CAAI News Media and Khmer Stars feature a Phnom Penh Post article on the slow food movement that ran on February 10, 2009. The article discusses Slow Food's...

China: Chemical Additives in Mengniu Milk Prohibited

ESWN translated excerpt Of Fang Zhouzi's interview on Mengniu's Telunsu milk regarding the recent prohibition of chemical additives, (OMP) and IGF-1, by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and...

Jordan: Cook for Peace

“Arab Chick and Jewish Girl, two of the most hilarious bloggers hailing from the region,  have created a cooking blog to  achieve for world peace. No snark, we’re all serious...

Guatemala: The Shuco Hot Dog

The Guatemalan Shuco Hot Dog, which contains avocado sauce, boiled cabbage, mayonnaise, tomato sauce, mustard, hot sauce, and other meats, is starting to become world-famous writes Rudy Girón of La...

Palestine: A community oven in Gaza

Canadian activist Eva Bartlett describes how a community oven has been set up in a village in southeastern Gaza: “For the many villagers who can’t afford, or can’t find, cooking...

Paraguay: The Typical Dish of Vori Vori

Vori Vori is a typical Paraguayan dish which is a soup with corn balls and meat and chicken, as described by Camino al Paraguay [es].

Bahrain: A ban on pork?

Bahraini blogger Ammaro cannot believe some MPs have called for banning pork: “Banning something doesn't make people more religious…Oh, and this may shock you MPs, but the people who usually...

Kazakhstan: Devaluation and Blogospghere

On February 4, the National Bank of Kazakhstan ceased maintenance of the national currency tenge (KZT). The measures on retention of the overestimated exchange rate during the last 6 months...

Bhutan: Meat Ban

Tshering Tobgay's Blog discusses the proposal to lift the ban on selling meat products during the 1st and 4th months of Bhutanese traditional calendar.

Pakistan: Street Foods in Lahore

Chapati Mystery posts some mouth-watering pictures of street foods in Lahore.

Trinidad & Tobago: Line Jumping

As three police officers make an “emergency” trip to KFC, Trinidadian blogger Paolo, who witnessed the incident, has this to say to the Acting Commissioner of Police: “I do not...

Russia: Vegetarian Borscht

Russian Blog shares a vegetarian borscht recipe.

Africa: BetumiBlog Top 100

Franks is excited about her blog being one of the top 100 blogs for learning about Africa. Betumi is a blog about African food: I received word today that BETUMIblog...

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