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· February, 2011

Stories about Food from February, 2011

Guyana: What you find on the Internet

Green coffee and porn? Guyana-Gyal explains the link.

Ghana: Learn How to Make Iced Kenkey

Betumi explains how to make iced kenkey: “Iced kenkey” is quick and easy to make. It is a popular inexpensive snack/street food sold throughout much of Ghana. It can tide...

Ukraine: Trip to Bakhchisaray, Crimea

The Kalpak writes about his trip to Bakhchisaray – “the hub of Crimean Tatar culture.”

Russia: Yakutia's Drinking Water; World's Deepest Ice Shaft

Among many other things, Bolot of AskYakutia.com writes about “the world’s deepest shaft in the permafrost zone” and about drinking water in Yakutsk.

Trinidad & Tobago: We're “a little less” without Keith Smith

Antilles posts touching farewells from colleagues, friends and readers to the journalistic giant, Keith Smith.

Bangladesh: Tea Shops In Bangladesh

Bangladesh Unlocked reports with pictures about the different tea shops found in Bangladesh.

Colombia: Coffee Farmers Face Challenges After Heavy Rains

Locavore del Mundo reports on the challenges coffee farmers are facing in Colombia and what they are doing to overcome them.

Mexico: Día de la Candelaria and Tamales

Lesley Téllez in The Mija Chronicles writes about Día de la Candelaria, “a Catholic holiday that honors the purification of the Virgin Mary. It’s also an important day for eating...

Egypt: Five Killed in Tahrir Square as Egyptians Day 10 Protests Begin

Anti-Mubarak demonstrations are continuing for the 10th day across Egypt, with harrowing reports of death and injuries coming out of Cairo's Tahrir Square, where government-paid thugs clashed with protesters all...

Kuwait: Blogger Sued for Restaurant Review

What started as a normal thing, a blogger writing a personal review of a newly opened restaurant, suddenly escalated into online drama when the restaurant manager threatened with a lawsuit....

Video: Explosive Chinese Popcorn

Videos of a unique Chinese popcorn making technique are doing their rounds on the internet. While for many popcorn popping has a unique rhythm to it that trickles from a single...

Angola: “Melon of gold” uncovers social gap

Angolan netizens express their revolt in dozens of comments to a recent news [pt] about melon price speculation. The fruit is sold in one shop of Luanda for USD 105....

Egypt: Mubarak is Strangling Us, as Banks Remain Closed and Food Runs Out

Banks and stock markets remain closed in Egypt today, as Egyptians continue their anti-Mubarak protests for the eighth day in a row. Reports continue to emerge of food and medical...

Botswana: How To Make Morula Jam

Tips on how to make morula jam (and by accident morula sweets): “I searched for a recipe for morula jam but never found one. This year I decided to try...

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