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This section of perpetualexplorer.com includes editorial features on international foods as well as restaurant reviews worldwide.



World Food – The Curry Story from India to the West

World Food – The Curry Story from India to the West

Anitha Aravind March 24, 2014

Want to give bland food an interesting twist to make it taste appealing? Just add a dash of curry powder to your recipe and you will get an exciting new dish with a completely

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Wild Haggis Spotted in time for Burns Night!

Wild Haggis Spotted in time for Burns Night!

Kirsty Kay January 30, 2014

Shocked residents of Scotland were reeling this past weekend after the first sighting in over 50 years of the  Wild Haggis, a notoriously elusive creature native to the Highlands that rarely makes an appearance

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World Food – Bizarre Kit Kat flavors in Japan

World Food – Bizarre Kit Kat flavors in Japan

Anitha Aravind January 29, 2014

Everyone loves Kit Kat (or all chocolates, if you are like me), but the Japanese seem to be fascinated by this chocolate covered wafer. There are many theories that explain this enthrallment; for one,

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Multicultural Minute: A Brief History of Candy Corn

Multicultural Minute: A Brief History of Candy Corn

Stephanie Spavento October 30, 2013

They’re unavoidable; those sickly-sweet kernels of orange, yellow, and white. Candy corn may be one of the scariest things about Halloween in the United States. A 2010 market research survey found candy corn to

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World Food: The Onam Sadya “Feastival” in Kerala

World Food: The Onam Sadya “Feastival” in Kerala

Anitha Aravind September 19, 2013

I’ve always believed “festival” should be spelt F-E-A-S-T-I-V-A-L, for food is one of the main reasons why festivals are celebrated and not merely observed. Onam, celebrated in Kerala, is one such feastival, where food

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Back to School: World Food, Lunch in Japan

Back to School: World Food, Lunch in Japan

Angela Higbee September 19, 2013

With September being “Back to School” month for most of the Western world, I’d like to dedicate this World Food post to school lunches, specifically the typical school lunch in Japan where fresh, locally-grown

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Multicultural Minute: Fugu…A Deadly Feast?

Multicultural Minute: Fugu…A Deadly Feast?

Stephanie Spavento September 5, 2013

Fugu Could Be Your Last Meal We have all heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” You are also what you don’t eat, won’t eat, and could never even imagine eating. Would you

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Multicultural Minute: Banana Beer in East Africa

Multicultural Minute: Banana Beer in East Africa

Maria Clark September 4, 2013

Banana beer in East Africa Did you know that in some countries in East Africa you can drink beer brewed from bananas? Banana beer is a relatively weak alcoholic beverage produced in several African

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A Divine Birthday Celebration for Lord Krishna

A Divine Birthday Celebration for Lord Krishna

Anitha Aravind September 4, 2013

Every year, towards the end of August, the people of India get ready to celebrate the birthday of their favorite child God, Lord Krishna with pomp and joy. Based on his date of birth

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