Stories about Food from January, 2016
"I’d love for people to take away an appreciation of Mokko’s culture, the beauty in simplicity, and start to think about where their food and energy comes from."
Peruvians can be protective of their national cuisine. Radio Ambulante's Daniel Alarcón spoke with two people who dared to speak their mind about the food, with very different results.
Finance Minister Imbert says the shift is necessary to rescue the economy from its precarious state, as oil prices continue to plummet. The previous administration's overspending hasn't helped matters, either.
There are 4,500 varieties of potato in Peru, whose International Potato Center has been tasked with helping NASA find the best one for potential farming on Mars.
"At the root of the story is a profound problem [...] the fundamental lack of mutual understanding between Kyrgyz- and Russian-speaking sections of the population."
Mexico took Día de Los Reyes seriously, and transformed it into a celebration among family and close friends. At the center of the holiday is a delicious cake.
Harrowing photographs of residents of Madaya, Syria, are making the rounds online, drawing attention to the plight of its 40,000 residents who are facing starvation and a slow death.
Michael Mcfeat will soon learn whether or not he will face criminal proceedings for falsely claiming the Central Asian country treats horse penis as a delicacy.