A Shan Romeo and Juliet Story

A romantic true tale of the children of two families who made Channa Dhal tofu and hated each other living in a village in the middle of the mystical Inle Lake in Shan State, Myanmar (Burma).

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World Food Thursdays 11

This bloghop brings food from every corner of the world together, side by side being delicious all in one common community. We revel in our diversity and love learning about unique techniques and traditional rituals around cooking and eating.

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World Food Thursdays 10

This bloghop brings food from every corner of the world together, side by side being delicious all in one common community. We revel in our diversity and love learning about unique techniques and traditional rituals around cooking and eating. This week we highlight the delightful taste of terroir and flavors from Philippines, India and Mexico

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World Food Thursdays 9

It is great to see food from every corner of the world together, side by side being delicious all in one common community. We revel in our diversity and respect everyone's unique techniques, ways of eating and traditional rituals around cooking and eating. This week we highlight Morocco, New Zealand, Senegal, Japan and Mexico.

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World Food Thursdays 8

It is great to see food from every corner of the world together, side by side being delicious all in one common community. We revel in our diversity and respect everyone's unique techniques, ways of eating and traditional rituals around cooking and eating. This week we highlight Mexico, Philippines and Lebanon.

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World Food Thursdays 7

It is great to see food from every corner of the world together, side by side being delicious all in one common community. We revel in our diversity and respect everyone's unique techniques, ways of eating and traditional rituals around cooking and eating. This week we highlight Mexico, Philippines and Lebanon.

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World Food Thursdays 6

It is great to see food from every corner of the world together, side by side being delicious all in one common community. We revel in our diversity and respect everyone's unique techniques, ways of eating and traditional rituals around cooking and eating.

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Coptic Orthodox in Egypt

church3I figured since I have been living at a Coptic Orthodox center in the church compound I should probably write about what the Coptic Church is exactly. Although what I know of the Coptic Church is mostly from my observations and conversations I have had with people, I have only read one book on the subject so this is mostly my opinion.

Although I consider myself to be fairly educated, especially about Christianity as a whole, I did not realize until much too recently that the Middle East contained an indigenous Christian population which traces its routes to the first disciples. The Coptic Orthodox Church is one of those Christian populations and traces its roots to the apostle Mark. It currently makes up about 10% of the population in Egypt.

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