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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 111–126.
Published: 01 November 2017
... manuscript cookbooks in the author's family, this article explores what these cookbooks, in combination with the author's family history, tell about how Soviet women used and reshaped the gender roles available to them in late Soviet everyday life. The author also asks questions about the cost of...
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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 (2019) 19 (4): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2019
... formative, experience in the realm of taste via a food that figured as a hobby and eventually a side business for this en- trepreneurial family. A single passage of Maytag s oral history described the shaping of his palate and, with it, his worldview: [M]y father loved really strong, flavorful cheese...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 28–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in six or seven layers, flavoured with almonds, frosted with butter cream wrong! One lady (with a Norwegian half in her family) used apricots instead of prunes between layers wrong! Some leave out cardamom oh-so-spicy, you know wrong! This article explores the history and meaning of vínarterta as a...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (2): 87–90.
Published: 01 May 2012
...jason leahey This story details the history, wares, and business philosophy of the Sahadi Importing Company, a third-generation Lebanese-American family food business in Brooklyn. It begins by noting the ways Brooklyn's commercial and cultural landscapes have drastically changed over the past few...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (2): 5–15.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Steve Estes The rise of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich and its potential decline illustrate major themes in recent U.S. history. The growing popularity of the PB&J in the twentieth century reflected changing family structures and child-rearing practices as well as the evolution of food...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (1): 16–27.
Published: 01 February 2016
... through three cookbooks (Charmaine Solomon, Charmaine Solomon s Family Recipes [1998]; Mary Gomes, The Eurasian Cookbook [2001], and Violet Oon, A Singapore Family Cookbook [1998 In doing so, I want to leave aside mainstream accounts of the nations we will pass through, the histories of their surrounding...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (4): 78–82.
Published: 01 November 2006
...carolyn báánfalvi Unicum is a national institution in Hungary, and has a long history that in some ways mirrors the history of modern Hungary itself. The story of Unicum is the story of the Zwack family, who has owned the company since the end of the 18th century (except for the 40 year period when...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (4): 78–85.
Published: 01 November 2011
... informed the creation of the elaborate and highly decorative tallow sculptures that were the centerpieces of these displays. Drawing upon an extensive family archive of photographs, menus, and ephemera, the author delves into the history of these extraordinaires , or pièces montées . The article explores...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 67–78.
Published: 01 May 2020
... expressions worry- nostalgia. Both everyday and special-occasion preparation and consumption of food simultaneously contribute, in over- lapping ways, to individuals and families sense of themselves and their larger communities. This is why food is a powerful lens through which to interrogate larger-scale...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 99–108.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Nutrition Research Institute, by 1982 two-thirds of families consumed less than the recommended minimum daily calorie intake. In the wake of the 1986 Peoples Power movement that ended Marcos s rule, rural people expected that the govern- ment would act to redistribute land and boost rural income...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 111–112.
Published: 01 May 2020
... consumer, many more of us will find a way to participate in the movement to protect and adapt our food supply (p.287). A strength of the book is a delightful mix of descriptions of production, preparing, and tasting, grounded in Little s own experience, like her family s launch into home garden vege...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 112–113.
Published: 01 May 2020
... seemingly controversial claim: that the fumigation regime itself may have caused the prolifera- tion of strawberry pathogens in California. She makes this argu- ment by detailing the extensive social and biochemical history of soil fumigants. In doing so, she points to how such a broad industry dependence...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 113–114.
Published: 01 May 2020
... their families who claim that Monsanto not only knew their con- troversial herbicide was carcinogenic but also intentionally covered up the cancer link in an attempt to maximize profits. Whitewash investigates the controversial history of the most widely used herbicide in the world, and details Monsanto...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 55–66.
Published: 01 May 2020
... olive growers and olive oil producers to learn about both the recent history of Puglian oil and how growers are react- ing to the Xylella blight and its diffusion. They expressed by turns optimism, enthusiasm, pride, concern, anger, and desperation. Puglia, one of Italy s twenty regions, stretches...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the role of California in agrarian political economy is essential to the field, as it is the top state for growing fresh produce in the nation and has a unique history of industrial agricul- ture as well as regulatory enforcement. Yet given that there is already so much research on the agrarian...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 37–44.
Published: 01 May 2020
... products of the human and physical geography of French wine regions arose from a distinctive French disciplinary per- meability between History and Geography, writes Julie McIntyre (2019: 3) in the introduction to a recent issue of Global Food History dedicated to wine. In that introduction McIntyre calls...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2020
... containers labeled for retail sale, up to a maximum of 5 kilograms or a quantity able to feed an entire peasant family for three (3) meals. The operations of processing and packaging must take place exclusively within the zone of production delimited in Article 2. Art. 11 Final norms For any details related...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 12–29.
Published: 01 May 2020
... members of your tribe. I remember the uniqueness of every intern, WWOOFer, and summer weed-puller who has spent a season or two on our family s farm. Some preferred to work without shoes. Some were captivated by the science of soils, botany, and pest management. Some listened to their iPods, or...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 79–90.
Published: 01 May 2020
... COMMERCE In the context of low-wage service work that nonetheless demands a high degree of sensory and technical skill, barista competitions present specialty coffee as being both worthy of professional appreciation and a sophisticated culinary en- deavor. New York City Coffee: A Caffeinated History author...