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· December, 2009

Stories about Food from December, 2009

Guyana: Of Prosperity & Rice

Diaspora blogger Signifyin’ Guyana is bringing back traditional “cook up rice” for the New Year.

Caucasus: The color of pomegranates

Ianyan waxes lyrically about its love of pomegranates, a fruit synonymous with many countries in and around the South Caucasus such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkey.

Russia: Stroganina in Yakutia

AskYakutia.com writes about stroganina, “the first traditional dish that will be offered you to try in Yakutia in winter.”

Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago: Fave Islands

Lifespan of a Chennette gives a comprehensive virtual tour of the Spice Isle, Grenada.

Ukraine: The Pickle Project

The Uncataloged Museum introduces The Pickle Project, “an ongoing effort to document and share traditional foodways in rural communities in Ukraine as a way of understanding issues of sustainability, change...

Bahamas: Culture Change

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel delves into the history of Stilton cheese to make a point about culture: “I’m going to argue…that culture does not just happen. Culture changes — like what...

Trinidad & Tobago, Caribbean: Sorrel

Learn about the one of the Caribbean's favourite Christmas drinks, here.

Bangladesh: Inflation And The Rise Of Food Price

J. Rahman at Mukti talks about the recent inflation of Bangladesh and opines that the real cause of increase in the price of rice is because of the relationship between...

China: Grassroots wisdom website

Husunzi from China Study Group introduced a Chinese website on grassroots wisdom.

No Indians Allowed

Haagen Dazs, an International ice-cream brand had opened its Delhi outlet and the sign on the door read, “Access restricted only to holders of international passports.” Like many Indian bloggers,...

Armenia: Embracing multiculturalism

Ianyan hosts a guest post responding to nationalist perceptions of identity, culture and language. The entry concludes that all nations and ethnic groups absorb other influences, benefiting from such a...

Guatemala: Restaurant Review Blog

La Papila Gustativa [es] is a blog that has been reviewing a wide variety of restaurants in Guatemala City.

Mexico: Gourmet Food Fair

Lesley Téllez of the Mija Chronicles visits a gourmet food fair in Mexico City.

India: Recipe – chicken noodle soup

For some of us a bowl of hot chicken soup on a cold winter evening is the ultimate comfort food. Meena Agarwal at Hooked on Heat shares her mouth-watering recipe...

Guatemala: Stories and Artisan Crafts from The Ixil Triangle

Towns Santa María Nebaj, San Juan Cotzal and San Gaspar Chajul form the Ixil Triangle, located north of the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes. Because of its traditional hand-crafted clothing, the...

Japan: An overview of mouth watering gourmet blogs

Japanese cuisine is rich in variety and it varies a great deal according to the season and the region, and trying out food at various restaurants, so called tabearuki (食べ歩き),...

It's time to change the symbol of good health

In India, we've always believed that kids from well-to-do homes should look it by being chubby and plump. That was the sign of good health. Arundhuti Thapar at Just a...

Guyana: Let Them Eat Cake

“The best smell of Christmas for me is the smell of black cake”: Signifyin’ Guyana is getting ready to bake!

Azerbaijan: Culinary Blogging

Leyla's Room interviews Farida Sadikhova Buyuran, the blogger behind AZ Cookbook. Posting recipes, backgrounds and photographs of traditional Azeri cuisine, as well as other dishes, the interview details Farida's passion...

Cambodia: Ban sale of dog meat

Vutha is supporting the proposal to ban the sale of dog meat in Cambodia

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