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Gastronomica. 2020; 20237–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.37
Published: 01 May 2020
... working mixed plantings (pre-denomination and pre-phylloxera plots were generally planted to several varieties, and often grains and other crops, that worked well together for survival, deter- mining wine styles in the process and in contrast to the spe- cialized vineyards more commercially minded voices...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20255–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.55
Published: 01 May 2020
... the shakers typically used). They process and bottle their Pietra Santa oil at a high-quality frantoio in Ostuni. In recognition of their efforts with these ancient trees, their oil has been rec- ognized by the local Slow Food Presidium. Asked whether he contemplates building his own frantoio...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 2021–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.1
Published: 01 May 2020
... Franconie, working with linguistic evidence, has suggested that polenta was being made in the Veneto with maize rather than sorghum or millet by 1530.9 Maize s physical characteristics aided its rapid spread through the Mediterranean world. Ripe maize cobs strongly resembled another Afro-Eurasian grain...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20134–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.34
Published: 01 February 2020
...Eric C. Rath Funazushi , a fermented food made with crucian carp, is often described as Japan's most ancient form of sushi. This article evaluates these historical claims and offers some tasting notes, exploring traditional versions of the dish and new interpretations that offer a possible future...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20191–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.91
Published: 01 February 2020
.... The Breads and Grains chapter includes tarragon pie, with its flaky crust and savory herb flavor, and hard-boiled eggs. This recipe highlights the familiar yet strange sensory qualities of the food of this region; a flaky, butter pastry with an egg, but then there is a tremendous amount of fresh...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20192–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.92
Published: 01 February 2020
... butter cheese, egg, and yogurt are so central toGeorgian cuisine that the book required an entire chapter to detail this variety. The Breads and Grains chapter includes tarragon pie, with its flaky crust and savory herb flavor, and hard-boiled eggs. This recipe highlights the familiar yet strange...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20146–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.46
Published: 01 February 2020
... to optimize their health. As the Harvard Heart Letter (2014) explains, superfoods such as whole grains can modulate blood sugar, which if left unregu- lated may lead to the development of conditions such as obesity and diabetes later in life. The soluble fiber in oranges can help maintain a healthy...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19360–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.60
Published: 01 August 2019
.... 1969) documents this transition with a sense of urgency. In Handmade (2011–12), a series of five minimalist videos titled Grains, Bread , Wheat , Vermicelli , and Sugar Loaf , Fakhir captures her Moroccan grandmother's technical gestures as she transforms raw ingredients into basic staples such as...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19329–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.29
Published: 01 August 2019
... trade on the ancient silk routes, ultimately bringing tea, pasta, fermented cabbage and other pickled vegetables, soured milk products, and spices such as black pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and saf- fron into Russia. Buckwheat, rice, almonds, spices, and citrus fruits (fresh and dried...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19114–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.14
Published: 01 February 2019
... Cecil, will sooner lead men to sedition than dearth of victuals (Walter 1989: 76). For ancient and early mod- ern states, ensuring that urban populations had access to a steady and safe supply of food was a recognized component of statecraft, but as long as city-dwellers were not perishing as a re...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18454–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.54
Published: 01 November 2018
... were finally revealed and the liquor bottled. Focusing on the moon, rather than relying on other factors that experts would employ to decide on the conclusion of the aging, aligns the project with types of farm- ing practiced in ancient, premodern, indigenous, pagan, and biodynamic agricultural...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18233–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.2.33
Published: 01 May 2018
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 siyez (einkorn) ancient grain super food health small farmers Turkey You Can Never Give Up Siyez If You Taste It Once : Local...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 182iv–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.2.iv
Published: 01 May 2018
... engaging with a deep and broad history of regional encounters. At stake is what happens to an ancient grain when it is mobilized for contemporary culinary practice, and by extension, what happens to idealized notions of origins and authen- ticity. How does our knowledge about foods and food cultures and...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18144–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.1.44
Published: 01 February 2018
... generations of feminism and indigenous advocacy, still romanticizes and attaches moral value to women s do- mestic work and to a certain vision of traditional lifestyles. Companies, meanwhile, continue to invoke nature by way of history, traditional wisdom, and primitivism. Menus fea- ture ancient grains...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18127–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.1.27
Published: 01 February 2018
..., a large swath of land extending from Spain, across southern France, and into western Italy, with a rich ancient Greek, Roman, and medieval heritage. Durrell s articles introduced readers to a Provence still largely unfamiliar to the general public a Provence before mass tourism. As Durrell...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 1749–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.9
Published: 01 November 2017
...-toxic, health-promoting food, the striving for spiritual and corporeal well-being as well as moral contentment, the striving, in short, for what the ancients expressed with the words mens sana in corpore sano, can this have anything in common with asceticism? An ascetic refuses all human pleasures and...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.3.58
Published: 01 August 2017
...). Despite the role of rural China in producing food for the nation, as well as the global market, the lower incomes of rural families mean that their diets are much more restricted and grain-dependent than their urban counterparts. As shown in Table 1, urban dwellers have a much more varied diet and obtain...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17315–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.3.15
Published: 01 August 2017
... teach their children about food and a healthy diet. Ishizuka s teachings also emphasized the sig- nificance of grains. Ishizuka did not regard human beings as omnivores, herbivores, or meat eaters. A diet should rely on grains, which explains the continued significance of rice as a staple food in...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17368–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.3.68
Published: 01 August 2017
... contemporary Chinese cultures as a key to understanding the presence of hegemonic forces and practices of the state (Tuohy 1996). The Emerging Landscape of Food and Media in China Food is one of the most important heritages in Chinese society. In ancient Chinese texts, she and ji god of the land and god of...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 1721–4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.2.1
Published: 01 May 2017
... treated, for example. But the modern era, both wartime and postwar, is precipi- tated by underlying and ancient expectations. Behavior in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries is the latest manifestation of what appears to be a contradiction. On the one hand, Japanese speak poetically of their majestic...