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· June, 2012

Stories about Food from June, 2012

Mouth-watering Recipes and Pictures from Turkmen Cuisine

One Turkmen Kitchen is a must-visit blog for gourmands. A native of Turkmenistan now living in Prague uses the blog to share recipes from the Turkmen cuisine. Warning: the recipes come with...

China: Food and Love

YJ From Rectified Name wrote an article about the meaning of food share among Chinese people: “Food is life. But in China, it is so much more…it is love”.

Yemen: Famine

Lebanese Ramy Zurayk writes about the famine facing Yemen.

Cuba: Economic Deja Vu?

A few Cuban bloggers have been voicing their economic concerns - and wondering whether the island's recent reforms, some of which include a more open approach to self-employment - could...

Zambia Fixes Maize Price Again, Flustering World Bank

Increases in the price of maize, a staple food of Zambia, has previously led citizens to riot and even stage a government coup. Despite warnings from the World Bank that...

Kenya: Urban Gardening Taking Root

In Kenya, city dwellers are learning different techniques to grow food for consumption and sale even in reduced spaces. For people with low or no income, urban gardening may be...

Greece: Community Project for “Authentic Natural Food”

“Hippocrates believed food was the human's medicine. Today, food is the reason that people need medicine”. That's what Radiki (‘Chicory’ in Greek) states, a small community project in Raches village [el] in...

Kyrgyzstan: Challenging the Government-set ‘Subsistence Minimum’

Is the ‘subsistence minimum’ a realistic measure of the goods and services that one needs to maintain a basic standard of living? Three Kyrgyz bloggers participate in an experiment to see whether...

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