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· March, 2009

Stories about Food from March, 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Dinner Mints

This Beach Called Life thinks that dinner mints are part of Trinidad and Tobago's identity.

Azerbaijan: Farida’s mushroom appetizer

Learning to Walk in Stilettos waxes lyrically about a recipe for an appetizer available on Farida's Azerbaijani Cookbook — Mushrooms Stuffed with Eggplant, Walnuts and Fresh Herbs.

Guatemala: Chico Zapote Fruit

The chico zapote, or also known as the sapodilla, is an exotic tropical fruit found in Guatemala and Rudy Girón of Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo publishes a close-up photograph that...

Bolivia: The Grape Harvest Fair

Juan Angel Tapia of El Miroscopio [es] visits La Vendimia in the Calamuchita region of Tarija, Bolivia. This fair celebrates the important grape harvest used in the wine industry famous...

France, Americas, Africa: The “Y'a Bon” Awards

On March 17th 2009, a group called les Indivisibles [Fr] launched the “Y'a Bon Awards”, a dubious honour bestowed upon politicians, journalists, or any public officials who have contributed to...

Syria: Fruit Juice Envy

Sasa from Syria News Wire says Syria has the best fruit juice in the world.

Taiwan: Our land and the Statute of Rural Renewal

The scenery of Taiwan's countryside as simple and stunningly beautiful as depicted by the above popular lullaby will soon be vanished. Small rivers will be replaced by sewage pipes, hills...

South Korea: Soju History

Korea Beat translated a local feature article on the 90 years of Soju evolution.

Cuba: Antúnez Surrounded

Uncommon Sense and Octavo Cerco share their thoughts on reports that the Cuban police “have surrounded the home of Cuban dissident Jorge Luis García Pérez (Antúnez), who for more than...

India: South Indian Food Blog

“Words are my food, food is my passion..” – this is the tag line of the food blog ‘The Chennai Foodie‘. The blogger posts reviews of different restaurants in Chennai,...

Israel: Boxes Containing Treats Blocked From Entering Gaza

Jam, biscuits, date bars, tea, sweets, and tomato paste are among the foodstuffs that Israel blocked from entering Gaza, Eva of Israel reports on Mideast Youth. Over 3,000 boxes were...

Palestine: The Politics of Food

Anne at Mapping The Margins describes her attempts to only buy food that is produced locally by Palestinians, rather than Israeli products.

Qatar: Cooking for Purim

Jocelyn is an American living in Qatar, who loves cooking: “There's just something about living in a Muslim country that means the Jewish holidays seem to sneak up on me…...

Cambodia: Rice politics

Rice is more than a staple of the Cambodian diet. It also implicates land rights, trade and international relations. Some Cambodians are frustrated over land leases to neighboring Vietnam. They...

Israel: Preparing for the Passover Holiday

In Israel and around the Jewish world, families are preparing for the holiday of Passover. Baroness Tapuzina offers some tasty recipe suggestions.

Azerbaijan: Novruz

Prohibited but celebrated discreetly during its years as a Soviet republic, Novruz is now one of the most anticipated holidays to be openly marked in Azerbaijan. Local and expat bloggers...

Russia: Drug Abuse; Pancakes Recipe

Windows to Russia writes about drug abuse in Moscow. On a positive note, here's a link to a Russian pancakes recipe.

Global recession and its discontents

Today the world seems flat. From Asia and Africa to Europe and the Americas, the people of the world are experiencing the traumatic effects of a global economic recession. This...

Trinidad & Tobago: Taking the Cake

Let them eat cake! TriniGourmet.com posts five delicious recipes to tempt your tastebuds.

Brunei: Largest serving of grilled satay

Last Monday, Brunei Darussalam reached a new milestone for creating the “largest serving of grilled satay in the world”. Just imagine 75,000 sticks of chicken satay being simultaneously grilled from...

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