Latest Stories Tagged: food

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New menu for British military

The British military is updating its rations, offering hungry soldiers new less-than-traditional British fare such as Chicken Tikka Masala and cassava stew. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jay Rayner, restaurant critic for the London Observer, who sampled some of the new offerings.

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Today's answer is Roquefort, a village in southwestern France that's been producing "the king of cheeses" for centuries. The price in the US has gone up quite a bit lately. That's because the Bush administration hiked the import duty on this French cheese during its final days. The World's Adeline Sire has the story.

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The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the island of Cyprus. Muslim Turk Cypriots and Christian Greek Cypriots live on opposite sides of Cyprus. The island's divisions also extend to culinary matters. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, Greek and Turkish Cypriots often disagree on what to call the island's traditional dishes.

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A Christmas feast in Africa

Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out what's typically served at the Christmas table in the African nation of Kenya. She speaks with Binyavanga Wainaina, author, journalist and African food fanatic, who currently teaches at Williams College in Massachusetts.

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Israeli Hanukkah donut

Hanukkah begins Sunday night and that means something special in Israel: Donuts! Or more accurately: sufganiyot. We sent The World's Middle East correspondent, Quil Lawrence, out to sample the seasonal delight.

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The answers to today's Geo Quiz are the 5 countries that produce most of the world's tea. The answers, according to a United Nations database, are China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, and Turkey.

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For today's geoquiz we were looking for the Shangrila Express and we found at least two. The first is a new railway that runs from Beijing to Lhasa in Tibet. The other can be found on the streets of Brooklyn, New York. It's a food cart run by street vendor, Namgyal Gompa who sells traditional Tibetan cuisine.