What's an obscure food specialty of your local area, that nobody from outside your area's ever heard of?
What's a comedy or music act, famous in your area, that nobody from outside your area's ever heard of?
It had been over a decade since I'd eaten a proper lechon, but god, I remember the first pork sandwich that I had at that place, and it was like all of the old memories had reawakened. With the flourescents, the heat, the prevalence of trucker caps, and the plastic tablecloths, this place wasn't all that different from the karihans that I remembered...
Following the news from around the world -- threads worth digging into, as Mefites share their insights on:
- the forthcoming Catalan independence referendum in Spain
- the just-completed election in New Zealand
- the "most ridiculous constitutional crisis" in Australia, and
- the scandal leading to the collapse of the government in Iceland.
For a party, help me think of typical UK foods to make with US ingredients, or vice versa
September 6th, 2017: the day thousands of Mefites checked for foulness behind their ears for the very first time — Elly Vortex
Melismata asks why the backs of her ears sometimes smell like rhinoceros ass ... and Mefites have answers!
A Florida member asks for advice about a possible evacuation to Orlando ahead of Irma, pet friendly and disabled accessible.
Arachnid-friendly Mefite gets suggestions for temporarily rehoming the spiders that live in the old wooden window frame in their kitchen. Reason: landlord coming to inspect the leaky window!
Jane the Brown has a fascinating comment on 19th century home bread making in ShooBoo's fresh, piping hot post "The Rise of Baking Powder"