Stories about Food from October, 2009
Dominica's Gourmet Global is getting ready for fruit cake season and posts a mouth-watering recipe!
CyberGandhi analyzes the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2009 and the India State Hunger Index (ISHI). The blogger is appalled at the poor performance of India in those indexes.
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”.
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.
Jomhour , an Iranian blogger, says [fa] that the price of some breads has increased 5 fold in one year in Iran.
Barb of American in Lima introduces Mamainé, the “Afro-Peruvian Cooking Queen,” who made a special appearance by cooking for Lima residents.
Daniel Lubetzky's Peaceworks blog posts photos of what countries around the world eat in one week. Each photo shows a family in their kitchen surrounded by a week's worth of food.
On Blog Action Day, October 15, Israeli bloggers were already looking ahead to October 24 when environmental organizations, activists, and bloggers too, are planning a day of climate change protest across the Middle East.
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.
“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.
Grapeshisha, from Dubai, reports on the opening of the world's largest candy store there.
“Hopefully a cure for this disease is in the near future”: From Jamaica, Stunner's Afflictions recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
This year, Yom Kippur was celebrated by Jews around the world on September 28th. As the holiest day of the Jewish calendar approached, Israeli bloggers took to the internet to share their thoughts, feelings, and hopes for the new year.
An exotic durian species is getting attention in Sabah, Malaysia today. This durian fruit has a red-colored flesh.
From Trinidad and Tobago, Now is Wow Too shares her perspective on money.