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· December, 2010

Stories about Food from December, 2010

Guatemala: Harsh Winter Affecting Farmers

Locavore del Mundo writes about how this year's particularly cold winter has affected farmers in Guatemala: “Farmers have lost almost all of their crops due to this frost. The lost...

Bangladesh: Pitha-Pulis As Bengali Christmas Culinary Tradition

Bangladesh, Canada And Beyond shares pictures of the Bengali culinary tradition pitha pulis (rice powder cakes and pastries) which were adopted by the Christians in Bangladesh and West Bengal in...

Azerbaijan: Let them eat even more cake…

After the account of one Azerbaijani blogger on how the country's second largest city marked the birthday of its president last year, another looks at how is was marked this...

Cuba: A Cuban Christmas

Iván's File Cabinet says that “although the city does not have a Christmas atmosphere…in their way, Cubans celebrate Christmas.”

Christmas Recipes in Global Food Blogs

Christmas means ‘coming home’ to many people - but if this isn’t possible, preparing a magic meal can be a consolation. Bloggers of many continents have shared their favorite holiday...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Food Writers

Maria Carra from Buenos Aires Foodies provides an English and Spanish version of a list of her favorite food writers in Buenos Aires, with a brief description of each blog.

Azerbaijan: Let them eat cake…

As the birthday of the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, approaches, the Önər Blog [AZ] reminds readers of how residents in the country's second largest city of Ganja marked it...

Guatemala: Buñuelos, Comfort Food for December

AntiguaDailyPhoto explains: “Guatemalan buñuelos are kind like round French toast and they are served with a lot hot syrup made from water, sugar, anís (anise), cinnamon sticks, all-spice just to...

Africa: Banana leaf packaging for street food

Banana leaf packaging for street food in Africa: “…banana leaves are a packaging solution that has existed for thousands of years, still exists today, and that could benefit the environment...

India: A Bengali Recipe for Indulgence

Every Bengali worth his or her salt knows the pleasures of having stuffed kochuris or parathas for breakfast, especially on a winter morning. Don't know how to make them? Take...

Azerbaijan: Looking in from the outside

For those living in a particular country, many things can sometimes be taken for granted. But when others from outside discover it for the first time, often experiencing new colors...

Trinidad & Tobago, Dominica: Celebrating Christmas

TriniGourmet.com says that “in Trinidad, Christmas is Parang”, while Dominica Weekly blogs about seasonal celebrations in the Nature Isle.

Barbados: Recession Christmas

Cheese-on-bread! acknowledges that this Christmas “feels a bit different because, well, let's face it, we're in a recession”, and offers a few ways to “enjoy the holidays and not break...

Bahrain: Beans and Petrol Prices Going Up

The price of petrol …and beans is set to rise in Bahrain. Mahmood Al Yousif offers his two cents.

Lebanon: Delicious Zaatar Batons

Here's the recipe for making delicious zaatar (thyme) sticks, in addition to links about zaatar and other Lebanese food that can easily be made at home.

Ghana: Waiting for fried, ripe plantain with ginger in Accra

Emmanuel introduces his readers to Kelewele: “In this specific case, kelewele (pronounced kay-lay-way-lay), which is, in essence, fried, ripe plantain (generally sweet), with ginger. You can occasionally take it with...

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