Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.- Dorothy Day
Never go on trips with anyone you do not love. - Ernest Hemingway
National Day of ...
Liberia 26 July (Proclamation of the Republic: independence from the United States 1847)
Trivia: The Liberian flag is designed after the American flag. The eleven white and red stripes that it sports stand for the eleven people who signed the country’s Independence declaration.
Trivia: The staple meat raised in many households of the Andes is cuy, or guinea pig. Read more....
Faroe Islands (Denmark) 29 July (Ólavsøka (Saint Olaf's death at the Battle of Stiklestad in 1030): opening of the Løgting (parliament) session)
Trivia: The Faroe Islands, formed by volcanic activity 30 million years ago, are now a cultural melting pot with 77 nationalities among its population of only 48,000. More....
Vanuatu 30 July (Independence Day, from the United Kingdom and France 1980)
Trivia: The name Vanuatu comes from a combination of the words Vanua, meaning “Home or Land” and Tu, meaning “Stand”, together representing the independence of Vanuatu.
See all National Days for JULY.
Food related events....
JULY 2015, food-related events.
Want even more food history?
See where we have been...
Australian Travellers - do you need a visa?
The rind of the mangosteen, a tropical fruit, has a high tannin content and is used to cure leather in Asia. It is also used to fix the color black in textile dyeing.
.............and Apps and DVDs
Have you ever wondered what top chefs eat at home - when they are not at work?
Food is art - and here, a master chef marries Italian cuisine and painting.
For those who love the world and its beauty and want a REAL life.....
Fancy some fishing - with a chef and TV celebrity and two other seafood experts?
Healthy, beautiful and well-fed?
Ever wished you could escape to Spain?
Heading for Hong Kong? Take this book (and an appetite) with you!
Explore 19 areas and discover Tokyo's best food and shopping.
Find your way around a new country - greet the locals, eat the food...
Everyone's favourite grandmother and cook, as known by her grand-daughter, Kate Gibbs....
Now you can create your own home patisserie.
Does Australia have the world's best beaches?
Join five women for a weekly meal in Umbria, Italy - simple, but so much more.
Adriano Zumbo is king of the A-Z of sweets, desserts and pastries.
If chocolate is your weakness, this new book will feed your need.
If Thai cookery has always been too difficult...
Learn the tricks of barbecuing from an expert with an endless supply of ideas and tips.
Is Copenhagen big enough to conceal many secrets?
You probably know of Rick Stein from his TV and cookbook fame, as well as his restaurants...
Put the Taste of Australia into your meals with Lyndey Milan's latest book.
Fresh from the West - chef Sophie Zalokar's delicious recipes using local south-west Western Australian produce.
Visit Spain - from your own home!
Lovers of Venetian food will be thrilled with this insiders' guide to the city and its food.
Whether you are a wine expert or just want to be, this book is for you.
If you can't get to Scandinavia - you can at least bake its cakes and breads.
If you are a reader of food blogs, this behind the scenes peep at the real story, will captivate.
Yes, the City of Light has still more secrets to disclose!
Thai Royal Cuisine is now within your reach with these authentic recipes, edited by a descendant of Prince Chakrabongse.
America-bound travellers, take note!
If you'd like a food-loving guide to show you around Paris, Jane is the person to do this.
Want to eat the world? Here 39 cuisines have been explored and explained.
Love cooking, like trivia?
Now you can bake like Phillippa!
Got friends coming for a party - this is the book for you!
The world's greatest maritime explorer - and real person.
Burma is a mystery to many people. Its food is even more obscure.
The biggest and most beautiful book of Italian food.
News FeedFeed Entries
Just look what's planned for fabulous Freo!
A tour of France - see it all here....
Take a walk on the whisky-side and discover another face of Scotland
Hawaii's annual coffee festival turns 45 this year.
Talented Rachel Khoo cooks Melbourne soon in a new TV series
If you like beer, this could be helpful when you travel.
What do Latin Americans eat for breakfast?
These are a tasty new Australian apple
Visiting Paris? Taste the city while you are there.
Which Sydney hotel has just been named #1 in Australia, NZ and south Pacific?
Autumn in Korea - it's brighter and tastier, and more fun, than you could imagine.
MALAYSIA is the place to be this July.
Visit the cool south of the world.
Once known as 'tin city' now there is much more.
Where did Portugal's former colonies go?
Do you want to enjoy some FREE things when you travel?
The villages of the Blue Mountains in NSW are all different.....
Meet the lovely people of the Andes.
Take a seafood tour in Hobart....
Stay in a Parisian villa...
Take the Grand Tour of Switzerland.
A 'grand' way to travel in Ireland.
A miraculous way to stay less expensively in Rome.
Get some help with cooking from a robot!
Sri Lanka's latest luxury accommodation.
See this amazing 'stick-art' and how it is created.
Penang, Malaysia is a vibrant, arty, food-crazy destination.
See if you know the world's top 10 chocolate destinations.....
Darwin may be Australia's smallest capital city but ....
Discover Ireland's sensational Atlantic coastline.
Pack your Big Yellow Suitcase ...
DON'T MISS THESE:
AUSTRALIAN FOOD EVENTS
The Truffle Festival, June-August, Canberra region, ACT
The Rocks Aroma Festival, Sydney, July 26, 2015
Barossa Gourmet Weekend, SA, 14-16 August, 2015
The Coffee Experience, Sydney, September 3-5
Sample Food Festival, Bangalow, northern NSW, September 4
Fine Food Australia, Sydney, September 20-23, 2015
Cake Bake & Sweets Show, 23-25 October 2015, Melbourne
Make your own bagels....
MUST TASTE THIS
Chocolate is delicious - but wouldn't you like to eat it with a clear conscience?
Need a coffee????
330 of Sydney's BEST cafes in this HUGELY POPULAR iPhone and iPad app!
NOW ALSO available on Android
visit the blog and hear the good news!
TAKE A BREAK
JULY 2015 food-related events worldwide.
So you want to explore SYDNEY?
A year of fabulous food festivals is ahead in 2015 for Britain!
Festivals throughout Australia too in 2015.
Scotland's Year of Food and Drink 2015....
Festivals in Korea, 2015
2015 Malaysia's Year of Festivals....
What's happening in Rome this month....
Ever dreamed of having your own place in France.
SPOIL YOURSELF - TOTAL LUXURY
Tour the world in a luxury private jet .....
Where better to take a French cookery course.....
Taste Miami with someone who knows.
Shopping in Paris is great fun - but you might need some help...
...and not just with carrying your purchases!
A food and wine tour in one of France's most beautiful regions.
Now you can travel and pick up some artistic skills - and enjoy Italian cuisine.
Here is the answer for food and wine lovers travelling around Australia.
SYDNEY'S LIVING HISTORY
Find out about the (sometimes colourful) past of Australia's first city:
iPhone and iPad App packed with information and pics.
....discover what has made Sydney the great city it is.
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