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· October, 2011

Stories about Food from October, 2011

Armenia: Pizza Paradox

Cilicia.com recounts a recent experience of dining out at a Pizza restaurant in Central Yerevan. Sitting on the roof terrace of Diamond Pizza the group of ethnic Armenians from the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Divali Delicacies

“The cross-section of families and individuals from all walks of life always brings a smile to my face and reminds me of the Divali celebrations of my childhood”: TriniGourmet.com posts...

Mexico: Nonprofit Supports Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs

Food blogger Lesley Téllez highlights the work of CREA, “a Mexico City nonprofit that supports women entrepreneurs in low-income communities”. Lesley shares photos of food she made using some of...

Trinidad & Tobago: Poisoned Avocados

aka_lol and Plain Talk blog about a “local zaboca farmer who claimed to have intentionally poisoned over 200 zabocas” in a desperate attempt to deal with agricultural theft.

Greece: Distributing Food From the Haves to the Have Nots

“We can” [el] (@boroume) is an initiative started by volunteers and restaurants to combat excess food waste, acting to utilize it for charitable purposes by supporting the Food Bank foundation.

El Salvador's School Food Program

Colleen O'Brien, from the blog Locavore del Mundo, writes about El Salvador's school food program: “The Ministry of Education has recently announced that this new school feeding program to be...

Malaysia: Food and Blog Action Day 2011

For this year’s Blog Action Day, bloggers around the world discussed food. Many Malaysians took part in the cause and wrote about highly diverse topics in their blogs. Some described...

France: Violence Erupts in French Overseas Departement Mayotte

Violence has erupted during demonstrations against the rising cost of living in Mamoudzou, the capital city of the French overseas departement Mayotte, where one man has died and another is...

Macedonia: Blog Action Day Entries About Food

Macedonian bloggers, who have joined this year's Blog Action Day, include Dzamski, who wrote [mk, en] about the ongoing campaigns to raise awareness about the socio-economic roots of the famine...

Vietnam: Halal Restaurants

GoHalalPlanet is a website that provides information on Halal restaurants in Vietnam

Trinidad & Tobago: Food Posts for Blog Action Day

Regional bloggers add their voices to Blog Action Day 2011.

Greece: “Hunger is coming” Blog Action Day 2011

On Blog Action Day 2011, themed this year around food to coincide with World Food Day, veteran Greek blogger Rodia writes [el] about the dangers of continuous austerity imposed on Greece: “We...

Food Around the World on Blog Action Day 2011

Every year since 2007, Blog Action Day has united bloggers from around the world in talking about one global issue. Collectively, the thousands of bloggers participating have an audience of...

World Food Day: Living with Hunger Pangs

According to the World Bank, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry around the world, and the rising food prices will make that number grow. Today, for the World...

Azerbaijan: Culinary blogging

Scary Azeri posts an interview with fellow Azerbaijani blogger Feride Sadikhova Buyuran best known for her blog on national cuisine, AZ Cookbook.

Trinidad & Tobago: 5 Fave Foods

If it's true that women can cook five things really well, what would the Top 5 dishes be for Caribbean women? Can Cook, Must Cook finds out.

Blog Action Day 2011: Let's All Talk About Food

Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day. This year the topic is food, as the...

Recipes for ‘World Dulce de Leche Day’

October 11 is ‘World Dulce de Leche Day‘. To celebrate, a group of bloggers have come together to share recipes -in Spanish and English- and invite others to “make a...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Blessing Up Vincy

“Lately, I've been feeling out of sorts with my island nation”: Still, Abeni believes that “despite the bad there's more to who/what we are.”

Analysis on Russia-North Korea trade

North Korea specialist Andrei Lankov posted an analysis on North Korea's recent talk with Russia on economic cooperation. In the East Asia Forum site, Lankov explained why the two most...

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