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Gastronomica (2013) 13 (3): 22–31.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Kristy Leissle With the rise of single origin chocolate—made with beans from one country, region, or plantation—today many bars name the source of their cocoa. Based on historical and statistical analyses, interviews with artisans, and examination of product packaging, this article discusses the...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 February 2012
...james howe Among numerous studies of the health benefits of chocolate, special attention has focused on the island Kuna, an indigenous population of Panama, who are said to drink home-grown chocolate exclusively and thus to enjoy excellent cardiovascular health. Anthropological research among the...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 February 2010
...bill nesto The author investigates the applicability of the word ““terroir”” to chocolate. As a Master of Wine, wine journalist, and wine educator, the author has tried to understand how ““terroir,”” the environmental and human factors associated with growing vines and making wine, impacts the...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (2): 9–11.
Published: 01 May 2008
...nicole j. caruth In 2004, Bay Area conceptual artist April Banks traveled to West Africa, which produces seventy percent of the world's cocoa, to learn firsthand about the cocoa farms of the region and their relationship to the modern-day chocolate industry. Her related research has been wide...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (3): 98–99.
Published: 01 August 2006
... ©© 2006 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2006 Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light Rosenblum Mort New York : North Point Press , 2005 290 pp. $24.00 (cloth) Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light Mort Rosenblum New York...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (1): 7–9.
Published: 01 February 2006
...liza statton This article considers the singular installation work, Chocolate Room (1970), by the American conceptual artist Ed Ruscha (b. 1937), who is based in Los Angeles. Although Ruscha is best-known for his coolly composed paintings and photographs, Chocolate Room, explores the artist's use...
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Gastronomica (2005) 5 (3): 138–139.
Published: 01 August 2005
... ©© 2005 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2005 Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America . Almond Steve . Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books , 2004 , 262 pp. $21.95 (cloth) But their story is brought out with candor...
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Gastronomica (2004) 4 (4): 9–11.
Published: 01 November 2004
...mimi hellman Sipping a cup of chocolate while bathing in an elegantly decorated room might seem like the epitome of refined pleasure. In eighteenth-century Europe, however, both chocolate consumption and bathing were associated with danger as well as delight. Through a discussion of "The Bath," a...
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Gastronomica (2002) 2 (4): 98–100.
Published: 01 November 2002
... rights reserved. The New Taste of Chocolate: A Cultural and Natural History of Cacao with Recipes Maricel E. Presilla Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2001 ix, 198 pp. Illustrations. $29.95 (cloth) Chocolate: The Nature of Indulgence Ruth Lopez New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002 143 pp. Illustrations...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Layla Eplett For some, Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a story made of pure imagination. For others, it is emblematic of colonial ideology since the Oompa-Loompas were originally depicted as African pygmies. This article explores the inspiration, interpretation, and revisions of...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., defines French cuisine against the very different local culinary practices. Other films also make use of the culinary outsider, from the Mexican Like Water for Chocolate (1992) to the American Big Night (1996) and the German Mostly Martha (2001). 17. The television series particularly emphasizes the...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 38–46.
Published: 01 February 2010
... future, we will see more sensation- ally glib food articles like The Chicken Holocaust, Terrorist Farmers, The New Racism: Brown and White Eggs, White Chocolate Slavery, and The Foie Gras Abortion. Obviously, words matter, and some are loaded with his- torical meaning and deep emotion. Words can...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 61–69.
Published: 01 February 2010
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 60–68.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sarah Lyon Political empowerment, social justice, and environmental resilience are increasingly upheld alongside flavor and quality as criteria of “good” foods. However, these criteria cannot be simply assessed through taste tests—one cannot determine from a bite of chocolate whether the cacao it...
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Gastronomica (2003) 3 (1): 10–13.
Published: 01 February 2003
... sweets, and gleefully invites us to devour them. Soon, chocolate crumbs litter the gallery floor and her sculptures are reduced to rubble. There's an alluring naughtiness to this endorsed destruction-by-consumption of art in such an elegant setting. But as we nibble, aren't we contradicting the museum's...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2020
... familiar methods and modes of production so that they remain viable under new political, regulatory, and market regimes. 30Whether the focus be a product such as craft cheese or chocolate, a process such asméthode Champenoise, or whole culinary repertoire such as Lowcountry or Kyoto cuisine, the focus...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 79–90.
Published: 01 May 2020
... on chocolate; Paxson 2010 on cheese; and Cope 2014 for an overview of the resurgence of artisanal foods). While specialty coffee can, in its broadest definition, refer to the material quality of a raw coffee any coffee graded at 80 or above on the Specialty Coffee Association s (SCA) 100-point...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 69–78.
Published: 01 February 2020
... squares and foreign-sounding dishes like Chocolate Vienna Torte or Italian Eggplant. I do remember her wonderful apple and blueberry pies, and her training in making a pie crust stands me in good stead here, where pie seems a natural end to any meal. Next to Betty Crocker leans Elizabeth David, whom I...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 46–58.
Published: 01 February 2020
... benefits of certain foods: a glass of red wine for the heart, a handful of pumpkin seeds to boost your immune system, a piece of dark chocolate to prevent cancer. Several cups of coffee a day lower the risk of depression in women (O Conner 2011) and decrease liver cancer risk but possibly raise the risk of...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (2): 25–34.
Published: 01 May 2009
... popular ones include: Tampopo (1986), Babette's Feast , (1987), Like Water for Chocolate (1992), Eat Drink Man Woman (1994), Big Night (1996), Mostly Martha (2001), and most recently No Reservations (2007). The article also provides a behind-the-scene look at the extraordinary culinary efforts required to...