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· July, 2009

Stories about Food from July, 2009

Trinidad & Tobago, Curacao: Sweet Tooth

Lifespan of a Chennette blogs about traditional sweets from Curacao: “It was a reminder that even if names were different, and languages, the people and food of the Caribbean do...

Paraguay: Typical Food Called Sopa

The blog Camino al Paraguay [es] continues by showing foods from the country with 2 posts showing Paraguayan Sopa, which is cooked in a mud oven called a Tatakua.

Bhutan: Expensive Chilies

Penstar is irked by the skyrocketed price of chilies in Bhutan. The blogger puns: “What is so special about that? The answer is so simple because they are coated with...

Guyana: The Nose Knows

Guyana-Gyal takes her nose for a walk.

Philippines: Eating Taho

My Cebu PhotoBlog posts pictures of Taho, a popular snack item in the Philippines made of bean curd, tapioca balls, and sweet ’sauce’ from liquefied sugar.

Syria: How to Make Mutabal

Kano, of Syrian Foodie in London, shares with us the recipe of how to make Mutabal – an appetizer made of grilled aubergine, tahini and yogurt, and found “on every...

Morocco: Looking for Food in Fez

Moroccan blog The View from Fez catches up with Gail Leonard whose culinary adventure in the medina (city) leaves you hungry.

Japan: School Lunches

Kara at has chronicled what goes on during school lunches in Japan.

India: Cool Summer Drinks

Anuradha Goyal at Desicritics reviews some delicious and healthy Indian summer drinks.

Syria: Who eats fruit?

Syrian Kinan Jarjous argues against eating fruit in this humourous post.

Trinidad & Tobago: In Pictures

A few “random shots” of Trinidad and Tobago, courtesy This Beach Called Life.

Aruba, Suriname: Journey of Discovery

“It was so incredibly beautiful. The big trees rising from the gorges. The river flowing seemingly endless past the jungle…”: Arubagirl visits Suriname and posts some photos from her trip.

Iraq: Alcohol in Iraqi Kurdistan

“In Ankawa, the Christian quarter of Arbil, there are so many alcohol shops with fake beer brands made in Turkey. There are also real beer trademarks, but that's also from...

Bahrain: Livestock Dying

Bahraini Khalid [Ar] comments on the death of livestock in Bahrain this summer. “There are sheep that die, goats that die and cows that die of the heat and thirst;...

Mexico: Street Tour of Cuauhtemoc Neighborhood

Lesley Téllez of the Mija Chronicles takes her readers on a street food tour with photos around her Cuauhtemoc neighborhood of Mexico City.

Nicaragua: The Typical Dish of Vajo

Vajo is a typical dish from Nicaragua that is cooked through a steaming process, and is wrapped in the leaves of a maguey planet. Los Hijos de Septiembre [es] writes...

Colombia: Where to Find the Best Buñuelo

The buñuelo is a typical Colombian snack that can elicit hunger pangs with the mere mention of the word. That is what recently happened with a group of Colombian twitterers,...

Russia: Putin breaking the law

Ilya Yashin tells [RUS] how Premier Putin apparently broke the law by serving US President Obama Russian caviar, considered contraband since capture of sturgeon was outlawed in 2007.

Maldives: Maldivian vs. Continental Breakfast

Hamdun opines that to avoid curry burps and heart burn, “it is better to have a continental breakfast with bread, eggs and sausages and orange juice than to go for...

Ghana: Best places to eat in Accra

Karen lists the best places to eat in Accra, Ghana: “However, it is that time of the year where dozens of people that I know are heading off for field...

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