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· October, 2009

Stories about Food from October, 2009

Dominica: Fruit Cake

  27 October 2009

Dominica's Gourmet Global is getting ready for fruit cake season and posts a mouth-watering recipe!

India: Masala Sprite

  27 October 2009

Ever heard of “Masala Sprite”? A Bengali mom shares the recipe of this “lovely drink which makes you feel it is digestive(?) and triggers your brain to eat more biryani”.

Lebanon Ups the Ante in the Hummus War

  25 October 2009

As many as 300 Lebanese chefs gathered yesterday in Beirut to make the largest ever plate of hummus in an attempt to claim the reigns in ownership of the popular chick pea dip. The new world record is part of an ongoing campaign in Lebanon to reaffirm the country's claim to a number of dishes being produced in Israel - with the ownership of hummus being one of the main quarrels.

Azerbaijan: Tea

  11 October 2009

Now based in the U.K., Scary Azeri in Suburbs looks at one custom that both English and Azerbaijanis have in common — drinking tea. The blog says that enjoying the drink is an important tradition for both nations.

India: Dr. Burger in Rishikesh

  6 October 2009

“Be Happy if U Feel Hungry” is the tagline of the “family restaurant” Dr. Burger, which was spotted by Jabberwock at Rishikesh, the gateway to the Himalayas.

Malaysia: Red Durians

  4 October 2009

An exotic durian species is getting attention in Sabah, Malaysia today. This durian fruit has a red-colored flesh.

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