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· August, 2009

Stories about Food from August, 2009

Israel: Advocating Breastfeeding in Public

Israel: For the Love of Food

With the Jewish High Holidays approaching, food seems to be on everyone's minds. The Jewish blogosphere is ripe with sumptuous tidbits and contemplations about the cultural implications of food, food...

Anguilla: The Fly

Myanmar: Cooking oil ban removed

Bangladesh: The Traditional Iftar Market At Chawkbazar

Albania: Honey

Trinidad & Tobago: Barbadine Punch

Pakistan: Sugar Crisis Turns Ramadan Bitter

This year shortage of sugar supplies in Pakistan and the rise of price has affected the consumers and put a halt to the increased consumptions during the month of Ramadan....

Bangladesh: The First Iftar

Palestine: Qatayef, A Special Ramadan Dessert

During Ramadan one of the special dishes enjoyed throughout the Arab world is qatayef, small pancakes stuffed with various sweet fillings. One blogger in Gaza has watched them being made,...

India: A wave of suicides among farmers

Increasingly, Indian farmers are resorting to extreme measures, including suicide, to escape complex problems of poverty, crop failure and growing debt. Indian bloggers analyze the situation.

Maghreb: Ramadan Good Wishes and More

The Maghreb blogosphere has been blooming with an outpouring of congratulations, welcoming the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. And amongst the usual greetings and formal congratulations, controversial thoughts, often at...

Global: Ramadan Mubarak

With the advent of Ramadan around the globe this weekend, Muslim and non-Muslim bloggers everywhere are wishing each other Ramadan mubarak (or "blessed Ramadan").

Guatemala: The Production of Cobán Wine

Bangladesh: On Food Security

Cuba: Pills as Panacea?

Japan: Food self-sufficiency ratio calculation

Japan: Bean Curd

South Korea: Gendered Health Drinks

Trinidad & Tobago: Feeling Tight

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