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· March, 2009

Stories about Food from March, 2009

Trinidad & Tobago: Dinner Mints

Azerbaijan: Farida’s mushroom appetizer

Guatemala: Chico Zapote Fruit

Bolivia: The Grape Harvest Fair

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

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

Cuba: Antúnez Surrounded

India: South Indian Food Blog

Israel: Boxes Containing Treats Blocked From Entering Gaza

Palestine: The Politics of Food

Qatar: Cooking for Purim

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

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

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

Brunei: Largest serving of grilled satay

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