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Gastronomica. 2016; 16391–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.91
Published: 01 August 2016
... innovative, transcul- tural approach will enable us to shed a completely new light on past practices with food and add a most important deep histori- cal perspective to current food studies. Acknowledgments This contribution is part of my postdoctoral research at the Cluster of Excellence Asia and Europe in...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 1621–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.2.1
Published: 01 May 2016
... ) began with the following lines: Professor Nachum Kedar is often credited with inventing the cherry tomato. He explains, however, that is not really the right way to call it. More accurately put, Dr. Kedar s work in genetics and breeding took the pre-existing cherry tomato and lengthened its shelf life...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 1539–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.3.9
Published: 01 August 2015
... headdress in the Dixon mural exchanged for crowning clusters of fruit and flowers. The designers have somewhat sanitized the exoticism of earlier imagery as well: whereas Colburn s review (1929: 309) of the Dixon mural points out that Califia s complexion peculiar to herself is not olive or brown and...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 14144–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.1.44
Published: 01 February 2014
...-pumping friend. These sinuous branches are laden with small clusters of slightly crumpled but highly aromatic leaflets. I notice that the trunk is indelibly marked with scars, scorings in the bark made by intentional slashes with a knife, and on these scars are dried droplets of a pale white resin that...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 101131–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.1.131
Published: 01 February 2010
... organic genetic clusters plantation origin Bonnat Cru Conching Vigneron Claudio Corallo plant-to-bar W IN T E R 2 0 1 0 131 G A S T R O N O M IC A gastronomica: the journal of food and culture, vol.10, no.1, pp.131 135, issn 1529-3262. © 2010 by the regents of the university of california. all...
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Gastronomica. 2010; 10240–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2010.10.2.40
Published: 01 May 2010
... waxy substance to prevent water loss. When particularly dry, Below: An array of fruit samples from the wild tomato, Solanum peruvianum, collected at Caleta Vitor, Chile. Each fruit cluster was taken from a different plant of the same population, revealing a high degree of genetic variation. photograph...
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Gastronomica. 2009; 9421–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2009.9.4.21
Published: 01 November 2009
...clifford a. wright This article, by examining the genetic, iconographical, historical, and linguistic evidence, supports the argument that the cultivated artichoke ( Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus (L.) Fiori) developed from the cardoon ( C. cardunculus L. var. altilis DC) and that the...
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Gastronomica. 2008; 8495–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2008.8.4.95
Published: 01 November 2008
... accomplish? Typically, one would expect a cluster like the following: (1) writing that is engaging; (2) content that brings readers to appreciate the importance of philosophy; (3) a pattern for how philosophy can play a role in serious reflection about what is mundane; (4) perhaps an explana- tion of a...
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Gastronomica. 2006; 64116–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2006.6.4.116
Published: 01 November 2006
... Asian foodstuffs. However, Bester never elabo- rates on these ideas, and one is left wondering how these values developed in the psyche of the American public. The weakest essay, The Global Food Fight, by Robert Paarlberg, discusses the international debate over genetically modified (gm) crops. He...
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Gastronomica. 2006; 6125–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2006.6.1.25
Published: 01 February 2006
... oreganon cluster on the patio. Orange and lime trees shade the expanse. In taller trees vines weave between the branches and air succulents orchids form a green screen surrounding the patio and sheltering the house from the penetrating sun. River rocks surround the trunks of the trees. Two capacious ovens...
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Gastronomica. 2003; 3360–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2003.3.3.60
Published: 01 August 2003
...; vintners looking for faster profit would routinely plow under old-vine zinfandel and plant a more marketable grape. Second, if a vintner wanted to obtain practical genetic information about his vines if an Amador County vintner, for instance, wanted to know how his clusters and berries compared in size to...
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Gastronomica. 2002; 22103–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2002.2.2.103
Published: 01 May 2002
... of foundational moment, a ground zero at which the desire associated with it reaches a sometimes ridiculous or pathetic apotheosis. For the tulip it is seven- teenth-century Amsterdam and the mad speculative bubble in which tulips became more precious than gold. For cannabis it is the genetic...