Culinary Globetrotting: Mumbai, Beirut and Cheese's twilight in France

Cheese's twilight rattles France's sense of self
"The Persille de Tignes is not alone on the list of endangered Fromages."
LA SAVINAZ, France -- The milk that Paulette Marmottan uses in her cheese comes fresh from her cows and goats, so warm that on cold mornings, a cloud of steam goes up as she pours it into a cauldron. ...
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"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent. ~John Donne"(*) from

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The Many Menus of Mumbai
Restaurants offer a passage to Indian cuisines hard to find outside the country
The New Martin Hotel Eating House here is off limits to many Hindus because it serves beef. It's off limits to many Muslims because it serves pork. Yet at 2:30 on a weekday afternoon, the sidewalk is still crowded with people waiting to get a table for lunch. ...
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See Also:

~ France> Persille de Tignes - Joanne's Two Latest - Goat Cheese Finds!

~ Lebanon> In Beirut, Raw Materials Meet Magic - Lebanese chefs make the most of their nation's bountiful produce, turning out such flavorful dishes as tabbouleh wrapped in lettuce leaves, tahini- and lemon-laced eggplant puree and hummus, which locals describe as "the best barometer of a Lebanese restaurant's quality.

~ U.S.> Bringing Home the Bacon Gets Tougher in the Age of Terror - Pants Bomber Causes Grief for Chefs Who Smuggle Salumi Into America.


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