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· February, 2010

Stories about Food from February, 2010

Rare Disease Day: “Alone we are rare. Together we are strong.”

February 28 is "Rare Disease Day". Patient and family support groups make avid use of online media to raise awareness and share information about proper care and prevention of uncommon...

Barbados, Haiti: Survival

“One of the things that has stuck out for most of us as we look on at the struggle in Haiti after the quake is that people have to go...

Haiti: On Beauty

“The problem is not lack of food. It's lack of money. Put people to work. Pay them enough to support the local economy. Pay them enough to eat good local...

365: A video a day from Cartagena, Colombia

Today from Cartagena in Colombia: UNESCO World Heritage Site and a top travel destination we bring you a selection of videos from the 365 video project participants, who are uploading...

Australia: Vindaloo Against Violence Goes Viral

Australia's reputation was affected in the past year amid reports of racially-motivated attacks against Indian students. Today, Australians are asked to show support for the Indian and migrant community by...

China: Online poll manipulated?

ESWN translated a forum post on a QQ.com online polling on GMO food. The writer noticed that within 2 hours at 2.am, the polling result changed from 36% pro VS...

Azerbaijan: Interview with Feride Sadikhova Buyuran

Women's Forum interviews culinary blogger Feride Sadikhova Buyuran while her AZ Cookbook posts a recipe for lemon upside down cake.

Afghanistan: Prospects for exporting Baghlani Gouda

Peter Marton reports on a cheese factory in Afghanistan. It was started 30 years ago, destroyed in the 1980s and re-launched again in 2006.

Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago: Cocoa Tea & Dry Season

Grenada's Free Spirit is preparing to make cocoa tea, while Trinidad's My Chutney Garden is thinking of plants that thrive in Xeric environments due to “the beginning of an uncharacteristically...

Video: Peruvian Cuisine on the Net

Peruvian food is considered one of the most diverse foods in the world, due in part to the varied geography of the region, the blending of different cultures into iconic...

Ukraine: “The Perfect Pickle”

Irina Leonenko shares the story of “her mother's quest for the perfect pickle” at The Pickle Project.

Japan: Favorite fruit ranking

Mari Kanazawa highlights an interesting survey on Japanese favorite fruit ranking.

Syria: A Stroll Around the Blogosphere

This week Yazan Badran takes a random walk around different blogs, and different topics in a maze that is little different than the random markets of Aleppo.

Haiti: Breast Not Best in Emergencies?

Repeating Islands discovers that “the conditions [in Haiti] are still too precarious for reliable delivery of breast milk.”

Haiti: News from Jacmel

how can they hear reports from Jacmel, Haiti: “There is certainly a shift taking place here in the last 2 days. Life seems to be getting back to normal… In...

Haiti: Making Magic

The Haitian Blogger reports on Haitians helping one another: “A restaurant on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince is taking up the slack left by still-incomplete relief efforts and feeding 1,000 hungry...

Vietnam: Dog meat restaurant

A Vietnam-based blogger writes about his recent visit to a dog meat restaurant in Hanoi. There are seven ways to cook dog in traditional Vietnamese cuisine.

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