Tag Archives: Christmas

Friday Funnies: The Holidays!

Since I will most likely be teaching at Hope-Burundi University this coming year, a few academic funnies about the holidays seem in order:

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Happy Raisin Christmas and a Sultana New Year | Rachel Laudan

A holiday blog from Rachel Laudan about raisins, with a global view.  Afterwards, be sure to check out Rachel’s newly published book, Cuisine and Empire – enjoy! …So although I don’t normally do single ingredient (commodity) pieces, for Christmas this … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings to our Friends and Colleagues

Holiday greetings to all our friends and colleagues – and may 2013 bring you joy and blessings! Related articles African Beef Stew with sweet potatoes and mangos, cooked and served in a Pumpkin (dianabuja.wordpress.com)

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Christmas in Africa: Village-Style in Burundi

Christmas in Burundi: Celebrations in the nearby village Christmas Day 2011> Related articles Batwa Pots in Burundi: Traditional Clay Pot Cuisine, Pt. 2 of 2 (dianabuja.wordpress.com) African Beef Stew with sweet potatoes and mangos, cooked and served in a Pumpkin … Continue reading

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Wargames and Christmas Celebrations during the War Years

Updated blog first posted in 2010. This is the second reblogging of past Christmas celebrations here in Burundi, the first being: An African Christmas, Burundi-Style Here is what happened in 2003, by way of wargames, Christmas celebrations, and related events.  Most … Continue reading

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