Stories about Food from April, 2010
Trinidad & Tobago: Drought
“Here in Trinidad our reservoirs are at record lows. This combined with severe, chronic, bush fires has meant that food prices have continued to inflate”: TriniGourmet.com blogs about the regional drought.
Laos: Rural food
Rambling Spoon, who spent nine days in Phongsali province in Laos, kept a diary of what they ate in Laos.
Haiti: Visiting the Capital
Adventures in Life visits downtown Port-au-Prince, while Chronicles of an Unplanned Return blogs about Haiti's school system.
Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010
Brunei Foodies Go Pink 2010 is a charity recipe book project of Brunei bloggers for 2010. Bloggers and foodies alike have agreed to raise funds and create awareness about breast cancer by inviting bloggers to contribute their favorite dessert recipe which will be compiled in a book.
Ecuador: The Price of Milk
Even though government subsidies to Ecuadorian milk producers have increased, the savings are not passed along to consumers, where the price has gone up, notes the blog La Voz de Guamote [es].
Japan: The art of making Sake
A few pictures by Buddhika illustrate the art of making sake, the alcholic beverage made from rice. The photographer portrays some workers at a sake distillery in Fukui Prefecture.
Haiti: Food Aid
A mainstream media news story which highlights “the problems posed by continued food aid to Haiti”, grabs the attention of Ellen in Haiti, who says: “The problem with the article is that it just talks about food aid….in Port au Prince. There is so much else in Haiti that needs...
Thailand, Myanmar: See Mon Market
Hungry Guide from Thailand visited the See Mon Market and blogged about the various Burmese food items and other products for sale in the market
Colombia: Recovering traditions and culture of the Senu people
Through short videos, the indigenous people of the Senu tribes in Colombia have been interviewing members of their community and capturing stories on food: the traditions, the recipes and the meaning behind what and how they eat.
Macedonia: Blogs and Other Web Sources on Cooking
A short overview of the current situation regarding availability of gastronomical information within the Macedonian blogosphere.
Dominican Republic: Fresh Crabs for Sale
In Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Duarte 101 [es] has a photo of a young street vendor selling fresh crabs that come from San Juan de la Maguana.
Taiwan: The winner of the Masters de la Boulangerie 2010 is…
Winner of the Coupe Louis Lesaffre in 2007 and silver medalist at in 2008 the World Cup Baking, Pao-Chun Wu has won the championship at the Masters de la Boulangerie 2010.
Costa Rica: Appetite-Enticing Culinary Blogs
Costa Rican bloggers, ranging from amateur chefs to people simply passionate about food, are exploring the world of cuisine by presenting international and local dishes, accompanied by recipes and photos that are enticing the appetite of their readers.