Eating wild – The Edge Review

KAITEHU – “Two hours walk, it grows there,” Bendita Ramos said, pointing back over her shoulder and beyond her pink-painted 2 room house toward mist-shrouded hills behind. She was talking about bitter bean, a poisonous legume growing wild in the Timorese countryside. The bean needs arduous and careful preparation before it can be eaten as a supplement to a corn and rice-dominated diet. “We have to boil it 7 or 8 times, and change the water each time,” Ramos said.

Castles in the Cambodian sand – Asia Sentinel/RTÉ World Report

http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4998&Itemid=207 http://www.rte.ie/news/player/world-report/2012/1216/ – radio show here. Standalone report link here – http://www.rte.ie/news/player/2012/1216/3453544-simon-roughneen-reports-on-the-growing-number-of-cambodian-evictions/ Requires realplayer. Broadcast 16 Dec. 2012. Seksak, Battambang Province,...