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A seasonal delicacy. For about two weeks at the beginning of August every year, clusters of villagers dot the Goan roadside hawking handpicked mushrooms known in Konkani as olmi. These edible mushrooms grow in the wild near termite mounds in the forested hills of rural Goa. Taxonomically they come under Termitomyces. The narrow window of […]

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An Icelandic delicacy. Hangikjöt (lit. hung meat) is a perennial favourite in Iceland and a must at the traditional Icelandic Christmas meal. The meat here is lamb, the world’s best in the opinion of lamb experts everywhere except New Zealand. During the festive season, it is customary for many farmers from the rural areas to […]

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