Stories about Food from February, 2014
During four centuries in India, the Portuguese left their mark on Indian cuisine. We look at just a few of the dishes that have Portuguese flavor.
Not sure what's for dinner tonight? For a taste of Nepal, why not try some gundruk soup made of fermented leafy vegetables or chatamari, known as Nepali pizza?
Like wine or seasonal fruit and veg, mushrooms are highly valued both in the mind and on the plate, associated with a better lifestyle and local produce.
Who knew mice, maggots, frogs or raw blood could be so yummy?
To celebrate Global Voices' Food Month, take a look at these ten mouthwatering recipes from Sub-Saharan Africa, like injera, a spongy flat bread.
A group of YouTube chefs are gaining celebrity status in India and abroad for their cooking demonstrations broadcast on YouTube and recipe blogs.
Saint Lucian chef Nina Compton may not have won her bid to be crowned Top Chef, but she has won the hearts - and stomachs - of the Caribbean region.
A foreigner tweeting under @onlytajikistan tells about Tajik food and about the way the country has changed him from a vegetarian to meat eater.
No-one, or almost no-one, prepares an 'asado' (barbecue) for themselves alone. The 'asado' is a reason to meet, an excuse for a get-together, to bring together those who are separated.
Learn how to make pilau, peanut soup, chapati flatbread, banana fritters, and more.
Archaeologist K.C. Chang observed that “Chinese people are especially preoccupied with food” and that “food is at the center of, or at least it accompanies or symbolizes, many social interactions.”
One Caribbean diaspora blogger puts her own spin on a meatless pizza that will have even the most committed meat lover longing for a slice.
Looking for a new recipe? Take a look at this sample of eight outstanding food blogs in Africa.
The tradition of eating gnocchi every 29th of the month came to Latin America with Italian immigrants, and the tradition is still alive today. Bloggers share stories and recipes.