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· September, 2010

Stories about Food from September, 2010

El Salvador: Aquaponics in El Salvador

Colleen writes about Aquaponics, “the combination of freshwater fish aquaculture and hydroponic vegetable production” in El Salvador for her blog Locavore del Mundo where she covers local farms and food...

Russia: Pavlovsk During WWII

More on the history of the Pavlovsk Experiment Station – at Vaviblog.

India: Tips For Eating At An Indian Buffet

Anirban takes a hilarious look at the proper way to eat at an Indian buffet.

China: Cat meat posing as mutton

Elaine Chow writes in Shanghaiist about a recent rumor that “lamb shiskabobs” sold from street food vendors or mutton dishes from restaurants might have actually been made out of kitties.

Vietnam: Protecting endangered animals

Kimberly Truong writes about the pledge of many restaurants in Vietnam not to offer endangered protected animals of the country in their shops.

Mozambique: “Bread Riots” Reflections

Globally and in Maputo, bloggers reflected on the unrest in Maputo and the government's response, addressing the economic, political and social aspects of events. Critiques of "civil society", globalization and...

Smart use of mobile in a rural Chinese restaurant

Lonniehodge posted a twitpic showing the use of mobile wireless device for checking order in a rural Chinese restaurant.

Azerbaijan: Back Home

AZ Cookbook has returned from its native Azerbaijan and posted photographs of the visit. Naturally, given the nature of the blog, it also takes readers on a culinary as well...

Nigeria: Oil Wealth Flows, Hunger Persists

As the BP oil spill in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and its aftermath continue to make headlines, the catastrophe has also brought a little global media attention to the...

Russia: Wheat Export Ban Triggers Worldwide Panic

A new Russian ban on grain exports, including wheat, has created a panic over how the move will impact wheat prices and food security. Russia is among the world's top...

Ghana: Cassave peeler and sweet sleeping child

A photo of a cassava peeler and her child in Ghana from Ghanaian blogger and photographer Nana Acquah.

Taiwan Without Petrochemical Industry…

What would have happened had petrochemical industry ceased to exist in Taiwan? The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economical Affairs has tried hard to convince Taiwanese citizens...

Brunei: Charity, Food, and Ramadhan

Bloggers in Brunei have been sharing their thoughts about the holy month of Ramadan. Charity seems to be a common thread in blogs and other social media sites. Bloggers have...

Taiwan: The Allure of Night Markets

After sunset in Taiwan, when the stars start to twinkle, night markets are crowded with people from all walks of life. To Taiwanese, night markets are more than mere eating...

Global Taiwanese Beef Soup Threading

The Big Old Smoke who lives in UK initiates a funny and tasty campaign “Global Taiwanese Beef Soup Threading[zht]” and invites her blogger/plurker friends both in Taiwan and abroad to...

Bangladesh: Chawk Bazar Iftar Market

Back To Bangladesh posts some mouth watering pictures of the traditional Chawk Bazar Iftar Market in old Dhaka.

Trinidad & Tobago: Buffalypso

“Where oh where have the Buffalypso gone?”: TriniGourmet.com wants to know.

Mozambique: Realtime results for Maputo

Check out Twitter realtime results regarding the crisis in Maputo, Mozambique.

Ghana: Do You Know Kube-ology?

Welcome to kube-ology 101: “Kube-ology is the study of kube (coconut) and kube-ology 101 is a series of kube lessons…In this course, I will bring you mini-lessons that I learn...

Mozambique: When people don't have bread to eat

Following reports of riots and burning tyres and looting shops in protest of the rising bread price in Mozambique, Administrator of Development Talks blog says: “If people do not have...

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