Fun Fact Friday: Cambodia (with 2 polls)

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Fried tarantulas are a delicacy in Cambodia. For 8 cents a spider, you can eat your very own. But watch out for funky spider breath (they cook it with garlic)! (Source:¬†Woman's Day). Photo courtesy of Paul Mannix via Flickr. If you aren't into spiders, you might prefer Amok - a cooking method common in Cambodia, specifically food steamed in banana leaves. Mmm, now that sounds more like it! :) . Feel like taking a quiz all about Cambodia? National Geographic has one! Have … [Read more...]

Fun Fact Friday: Azerbaijan

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Sharbat: When the summer sun roasts everything from the birds, to the bees, Azerbaijani enjoy Sharbat drink, a traditional, fruity nectar whose name evokes the refreshing dessert, Sherbet. This drink is chilled, not frozen, however. Popular flavors include pomegranate, cherry, mint, and lemon. The drink can also be flavored with saffron, honey, and basil seeds. Canned soda is gaining popularity, however, threatening to push this homemade drink to the back of dusty shelves. Ovhsala: Ovshala, … [Read more...]