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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (1): 27–43.
Published: 01 February 2018
... times of happiness, war, or personal turmoil, the cuisine of Provence is everpresent. Toward the end of the very first chapter ofMonsieur (1974), the Quintet s first novel, Durrell treats readers to a traditional Christmas Eve celebration in Provence, a scene considered by some to be among the ten best...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 12–14.
Published: 01 November 2012
...alison kinney The essay explores the connection between a family's history and a traditional holiday recipe. Kieflies, or kifli, are Hungarian walnut crescents baked by the author's family at Christmas. The tradition of baking kiflis, like the family itself, has no clear, authentic origin myth...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 91–95.
Published: 01 November 2012
... long preserved traditions of home butchering and sausage-making. © 2012 The Regents of the University of California. All Rights Reserved. 2012 Italian sausage-making butchering Emilia-Romagna Christmas-New Year's zampone cotechino Renaissance Modena Cape Cod immigrants w iN t e...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 83–89.
Published: 01 February 2020
... expensive commodity that only a wealthy few could afford to buy regularly. Most people only had them at Christmas or other special occasions. PHOTOGRAPH BY SALLY ELIZA WOOD. COURTESY OF THE MCCORD MUSEUM, MP-1994.32.6 G A S T R O N O M IC A 87 S P R IN G 2 0 2 0 Canadian foodways and the long tradition of...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 69–78.
Published: 01 February 2020
... soufflé. After I discovered Elizabeth s French Country Cooking and Mediterranean Cooking, which I literally slavered over, I began to think more about local foods and traditional methods. So many of the great dishes begin simply, with a little fat, a handful of onions, meat or fish, a few herbs, and a...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
... America between 1870 and 1914, they brought with them a host of culinary traditions, the most popular and enduring of which is this labor-intensive, spiced, layered dessert. Considered an essential fixture at any important gathering, including weddings, holidays, and funerals, vínarterta looms large in...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 91–97.
Published: 01 November 2019
... THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS S REPRINTS AND PERMISSIONS WEB PAGE, HTTPSWWW.UCPRESS.EDU/JOURNALS/REPRINTS-PERMISSIONS. DOI: HTTPSDOI.ORG/10.1525/GFC.2019.19.4.91. G A S T R O N O M IC A 91 W IN T E R 2 0 1 9 strong black concoction tempered with lots of milk and sugar, the traditional down...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2019
... initial attempt at something different: a small-scale brew- ery helmed by a self-taught brewer. He used traditional ingre- dients to make European styles that had fallen out of favor in the U.S. or were little known to begin with. Accordingly, his interpretation of Anchor Steam Beer featured the rich...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 79–92.
Published: 01 August 2019
... in over 20% of partici- pants younger than 28) compared to the older half of the sam- ple (less than 5% of participants). Traditional local food is more often related to family (especially older family members such as mothers or grandmothers), while international food is associated more with friends...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 28–41.
Published: 01 August 2018
...). Another popu- lar event was the Snack Lunch, which was offered together with a tour of the gallery, inviting visitors to eat and see some art. Food was also offered for numerous functions, including the an- nual Children s Christmas Party, the Sunday in the Park sum- mer outdoors event, and the Annual...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (2): 91–94.
Published: 01 May 2018
... tastes the same as fresh. As an old-school social scientist, the way I try to perceive something new is to create a taxonomy, to see how taste is categorized along lines more complex than the simplistic bi- naries of good and bad, civilized and primitive, or modern and traditional. When I started free...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 36–48.
Published: 01 August 2017
.... Drawing primarily on interviews I conducted with prominent chefs of “traditional” Kyoto cuisine and participant observation at events related to Kyoto cuisine, this article examines chefs’ approaches to outside influence and promotion efforts abroad. I pay specific attention to the incorporation of new...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (2): 63–67.
Published: 01 May 2017
... that traffics through the rugelach. It is through these foodways that traditional recipes from one community are adopted and unsanctimoniously appropriated to become mere suggestions to another; it is here that a trade earned through years at vocational schools and back-of-house kitchens turns from a...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (4): 110–114.
Published: 01 November 2016
... were funny, juicy anecdotes of love breaking the boundaries of moral etiquette, of clever, fast decisions made in the name of survival and preservation. There were family events elevated into legend and spiced with humor and witty comments. Gathered in the kitchen to prepare the traditional dish for...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 55–68.
Published: 01 May 2016
... basic ergonomic way. I observed both Ted and Laura in the kitchen on several occasions over a period of months, the last being ahead of a Christmas party in 2010, when I was greeted by a kitchen warmed by an oven baking Spanish pastry dishes, the aroma of which filled the air, and the sound of a...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (1): 16–27.
Published: 01 February 2016
..., characteristic of local Eurasian and Peranakan (Straits Chinese) communities. Drawing on traditional family dishes recorded in “cultural retrieval” cookbooks, the argument speculates that food discourses and meanings embedded in kitchens' everyday practices evade incorporation into the national culinary...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (3): 69–74.
Published: 01 August 2015
... seeped away. But the cuisine they knew remained a constant. Whether borscht is meatless is not simply a matter of preference. It s also situational. While Ukrainians consume the flesh of many animals, domestic and wild, there are times of the year when because of religion and tradition, they do not. Lent...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (2): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., within the culture itself, to maintain the fantasy of the food is equally real. Specifically, there are those who would argue that Mister Donut, ramen burgers, convenience-store bento, and Kentucky Fried Chicken, with Colonel Sanders a symbol of Christmas in Japan, are just as Japanese as the rarified...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (2): 65–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
... traditional marriage values, Cracker Barrel issued stripped-down fightin words and attacked the livelihood of specific individuals fired per the memo s edict. Evins s reasoning was that gay people made customers in rural areas uncomfortable. I imagine Evins s concerns were founded in reality, but the...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (1): 77–84.
Published: 01 February 2015
... splurge on the meal. OK, we get the best cut of meat because Christmas only comes once a year she would say. It became our tradition to prepare a whole beef tenderloin, and I usually made a red wine sauce to go with it, but one year I bought wild mushrooms instead, for old times sake. As soon as I...