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· November, 2010

Stories about Food from November, 2010

Morocco: Danish journalist deported for Western Sahara fishing story

A Danish journalist who did a radio story on the European Union paying Morocco for fish from Western Sahara was deported from Morocco two days after arriving. His computer hard...

East Timor: Rains threaten food shortage and disease

Without a dry season and heavy rains all year in East Timor, crops have been destroyed and farmers have planted less, threatening a scenario of food shortage. In addition, rains...

China: ‘Ditch oil’ floods restaurants

An economic investigation team detained a Hubei oil refiner Nov. 10 who pumped more than 60 tons of “ditch oil” into the local restaurant industry during the past three years, Hubei’s Jingzhou...

Kuwait: Mutton Korma Recipe

Kulsum, an Indian living in Kuwait, shares a recipe for mutton korma here.

Taiwan: The Na'vi in “Avatar” Join the Fight against Petrochemical Plant

The native blue giants “Na'vi” who fought with colonization armies from the earth in the blockbuster movie “Avatar” has become the spiritual symbol of young environmentalists and students in Taiwan...

Djibouti: Djiboutilicious

Djiboutilicious is a Djibouti Cookbook celebrating culture and cooking in a country as hot as your oven.

Africa: Learn how to make Jollof rice

Do you want to know how to make Jollof rice?: “Jollof rice is a very popularly eaten rice dish in West Africa. It is rice cooked in a spicy tomato...

Food From Northern Laos blog

Authors of The Boat Landing Cookbook have set-up a blog to promote the food and cultural diversity of northern Laos

China: Rising prices and rooftop gardens

Rising prices in China have led to grocery shoppers seeking bargains in Hong Kong, but are they also leading to more sustainable consumption?

St. Lucia: No Bananas

Repeating Islands notes that St. Lucia's banana industry “could take up to eight months to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Tomas.”

Cuba: The Remaining 13

“No individual Cuban not named Orlando Zapata Tamayo is more responsible for the release this year of 39 Cuban prisoners of conscience than Guillermo Farinas”: Uncommon Sense reports that the...

Japan: Snow crab season

Buddhika Weerasinghe published photos of the Snow Crab – or Echizen crab – season that just kicked off in Fukui Prefecture (about 300 km north of Tokyo).

Vietnam: Bún mắm nêm

Lan in Hue, Vietnam blogs about Bún mắm nêm (rice vermicelli with smelly fish sauce). She says it is the smelliest among the many Vietnamese fish sauces.

Ecuador: Keeping Traditions Alive on Day of the Dead

Ecuadorians recently finished celebrating the Day of the Dead with liters of colada morada and many, many guaguas de pan, the traditional drink and food for the holiday. The special...

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