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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 (2018) 18 (1): 27–43.
Published: 01 February 2018
... times, Durrell's inclusion of Chicken flamed in Cognac conflicts with the holiday supper's traditional meatless nature. Moreover, raïto , a fish dish with ties to Provençal nationalism during the nineteenth century, serves as an important clue in discovering Durrell's primary source used for the...
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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
... associated with the Christmas-New Year's holiday season throughout the Emilia-Romagna region. For cotechino, a mixture of pork meat, tendons, rind, and bits of snout and jowl is filled into hog casings just as for other sausages; for the more demanding zampone, a similar mixture is stuffed into an almost...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 83–89.
Published: 01 February 2020
... expressing transformative experiences or a yearning for them. Peeling Back the Canadian History of a Japanese Import During late fall, boxes of mandarin oranges become widely available in Canadian grocery stores in anticipation of the holiday season. Fall ends. Winter takes hold. And these cheery imports...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 69–78.
Published: 01 February 2020
... loaves, and tradi- tional Newfoundland dinner rolls, twelve to a square, or rai- sin buns in units of six. When the owners are not on holiday, which unfortunately often coincides with our sum- mer stay, we also frequent the Georgetown Bakery, which sells a crusty Belge loaf, pain au chocolat, and bagels...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (4): 62–66.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., with fluted sides and a dusting of confectioner's sugar on top. Kugelhopfs are also made in molds of other shapes, such as hearts, stars, fish, and lambs, for holidays and special occasions (e.g., Christmas, Easter, weddings, baptisms). In Alsace these classic cakes are consumed in rural and urban...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 60–66.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., to supplement the con- cerning dwindling of oil revenues, while competing with neigh- boring Morocco and Tunisia who, for lack of oil reserves, have long cultivated their reputation as holiday destinations and devel- oped their hospitality industries. Strikingly, this institutional project comes at a...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 79–92.
Published: 01 August 2019
... (subjectively con- structed well-being) (Veenhoven 2010; Boelsma et al. 2010). Specific foods or significant eating events (e.g., holidays, life cycle celebrations) are often saturated with core social values (Quandt et al. 2001). Food has meaning for us signifying lifestyle, celebration and ritual, nutritional...
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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (4): 26–29.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, who also interviewed Mayer's mother, a picture emerges of the daily, weekly, seasonal, and holiday cuisine of Jews who lived in southeastern Poland before World War II. ©© 2007 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2007 Jewish herring potatoes...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
... like. I would never eat jellyfish again; that was horrendous, or eyeball again, no thanks. Yes, I m always willing to try. I think if you go on holiday and you re going to the Caribbean or Mauritius or wherever, that gives you the chance to try local cuisine. You can get it from a chap in the road or...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 54–70.
Published: 01 November 2018
... symbol of excess and liveliest of alcohols, drunk at the merriest of rituals and holidays, can function something like a memorial, reverses the expectations of celebration to convey a humbling re- minder of the limitations of affluence and privilege. Countering the notion that wealth was required to...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 54–65.
Published: 01 August 2018
... overseas consumer. The examples in Figure 3 are from Quebec City. Presumably the contents are the same wine that is popularly consumed in Australia, but here it is presented to Quebecois in the style of 1950s holiday postcards with an image of beachside sauciness. The Hot Bikini image was used...
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Gastronomica (2004) 4 (4): 17–24.
Published: 01 November 2004
...cathy kaufman Christmas dinner emerged for the first time as an important and distinctive meal in mid-nineteenth century America, fueled by changing attitudes towards the Christmas holiday, changing meal patterns, and the need to unify Americans after the Civil War and to assimilate waves of...
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Gastronomica (2004) 4 (4): 66–71.
Published: 01 November 2004
... that these cookies were also made for religious holidays and secular events throughout the year in northern Europe. ©© 2004 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2004 When i was twelve years old, a favorite cousin gave me an unusual Christmas gift: a small wooden...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (1): iv–v.
Published: 01 February 2018
... place comes to matter reveals much about its underlying value systems. From gendered performances to auction bidding, from holiday menus to the rejec- tion of science, and from ephemeral experiences of place to very grounded, corporeal labor practices, the discussions and debates in this issue of...
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Gastronomica (2003) 3 (1): 37–57.
Published: 01 February 2003
... Ocean. Visitors regularly ate seals, penguins and other seabirds, eggs, shellfish, and several unusual endemic plants. Fresh food was critical in avoiding scurvy, caused by a lack of Vitamin C. Local foods also occupied a prominent place on the table during Antarctic holidays such as Midwinter's Day...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 111–126.
Published: 01 November 2017
... originally recorded version rarely to be rewritten, copied, or typed out it is ob- vious that individual and family food preferences and holiday traditions only partially explain the attachment to these arti- facts. There seems to be a value in the objects themselves that is invisible to the uninitiated, a...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 26–35.
Published: 01 November 2017
... precisely via the banal and mundane activi- ties of food procurement and consumption that the broader framing structures which produce a sense of national belonging are constructed (Ichijo and Ranta 2016: 7). For examples, we need look no further than the numerous national holidays and their related food...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 88–101.
Published: 01 November 2017
...- ciations with holidays or other happy occasions. A typical formulation: My childhood has the flavor of Buratino. That is the absolute truth. Not one remotely significant event from the times of my childhood a birthday, the start of the school year, New Year, and even the simplest girls get-togethers could...