(Updated on 16/09/2016)
















  • What to eat at a Dubai iftar
    "To celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, which starts on 9 July and ends a month later, many Dubai hotels are putting together lavish spreads for a daily iftar feast – the meal Muslims use to break their fast at dusk, after going without food and drink during the day..."



  • French get a taste of our TB rosbif - 7 July 2013
    "Farmers in France, which is officially free of the disease, are appalled by infected meat imports...
    THE carcasses of British cattle infected with bovine TB (bTB) are being exported to France, Holland and Belgium
    after being sold by the government’s veterinary agency to a Somerset abattoir."



Americans for example




  • World’s Strangest Delicacies
    Hákarl (i.e. Rotten Shark) – Iceland
    Tacos de Chapulines (i.e. Grasshopper Tacos) – Mexico
    Gator Kebabs – South Louisiana
    Bird’s Nest Soup – China
    Kopi Luwak (i.e. Luwak Coffee) – Indonesia
    Fried Tarantula – Cambodia
    Seal Flipper Pie – Canada



  • The ice-cream parlour with 860 different flavours
    "The shop selling the largest number of ice-cream flavours in the world... is in the Venezuelan city of Merida...
    The selection includes chilli, tomato, gherkin, onion, mushrooms in wine, garlic, and cream of crab. "



  • Ugly' fruit back on sale in EU + VIDEO
    "Curly cucumbers, crooked carrots and mottled mushrooms - odd-looking fruit and vegetables are making a comeback as 20-year-old EU rules are lifted."


  • Irish pork contamination probed
    "Police in the Irish Republic have been called in to investigate how pigs in the country came to be contaminated with potentially harmful dioxins.
    The source is thought to have been feed tainted with oil from a Co Carlow firm which recycles food into pig meal... "

    (BBC News)


  • Thai diners show appetite for rat
    "Thai fast food sellers are enjoying a boom in rat sales, as people learn to love the taste of the rodent....
    (The animals are) poached, fried, grilled or baked."










Food in Vietnam