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· January, 2006

Stories about Western Europe from January, 2006

We Love Cooking!

28 January 2006

#1: All Indian food does NOT taste the same! From the UK, We all live downstream explains this popular belief that find its roots in the lack of adventurous spirit of some when executing this natural, vital and recurrent activity. What kind of Indian food do you get when you...

Global Fusion: Creating Delicious Food One Meal at the Time!

21 January 2006

#1: Madrid Fusion My colleague Chef Elena was in Spain with three other Panamanian chefs, for the  world famous "Madrid Fusion" one week event, held in the beautiful city of Madrid. No doubt this is an incredible event. It will set the course for the emerging and extravagant cooking techniques,...

France: Egalitarian myths

17 January 2006

Chippla's Weblog comments on the myth of egalitarian France and points to an article in the Washington Post on the subject. …”Next time one hears the Western European media complaining about how the United States treats its minorities, you may just as well choose to trash the article.”

The Moveable Feast: Eat the World in Ten Blogs

14 January 2006

#1Have you ever wondered how the soldiers in Iraq spent the holiday season?  This is the day when you will get the scoop, first hand by Chairbone Stranger, an American soldier deployed somewhere very dusty in Iraq. His Christmas eve dinner report will leave you speechless, well, at least for...

Latin America, Spain: First Book Dedicated to Blogs

11 January 2006

Dialógica calls (ES) “Blog. La conversación en internet que está revolucionando medios, empresas y ciudadanos” (“Blog. The online conversation that is revolutionizing media, businesses, and citizens”), the “first book dedicated exclusively to blogs.” So far it is available in select bookstores in Spain, but is said to be arriving to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Would Naipaul get published today?

10 January 2006

Caribbean-born sci-fi writer Tobias Buckell links to Cheryl Morgan who links to British sci-fi writer Neil Gaiman who picks up on the stunt pulled recently by the Sunday Times’ which involved submitting a slightly altered version of the opening chapter of Trinidad-born Nobel Prize-winning novelist V. S. Naipaul's Booker Prize-winning...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines: Colonial Awards

10 January 2006

In the absence of a British Empire, do titles like OBE, MBE etc, really have meaning? Abeni raises these and other questions on the occasion of knighting of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ Deputy Prime Minister. “Isn't it time that countries like mine come up with their own national awards...

Cooking up the World!

7 January 2006

How many people that are lactose-intolerant do you know? Well, I have good news for them: “Raw Milk”. Verdant San Francisco tells us his story about how he became vegan trying to find an answer to his problem, and how now, after 10 years without drinking milk, he becomes a...

Best Literary Weblogs 2005

5 January 2006

The Best Literary Weblogs 2005 written in Spanish were selected by the members of Blogueratura, the most important directory of literary blogs in Spanish. The directory registers 769 blogs from different Latin American countries, as well as Spain. The award first edition winner was Ánima dispersa, written by Mexican writer,...

World: Holiday Food Recipes

3 January 2006

Melissa, a chef from Panama – whose blog, Cooking Diva is recommended only if are not hungry – had the excellent idea of hosting a New Year's international recipe swap amongst food bloggers. Feel free to salivate over the submissions. Countries represented include Oman, Italy, Spain, Canada, India, England, France,...

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