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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (1): 61–66.
Published: 01 February 2011
..., which had taken them to the Greek island of Naxos, Carrara, in northwestern Tuscany, Catalonia, the Veneto, and finally Puglia. Gray’s Honey from a Weed , the product of those travels, remains one of the best texts on wild foods and on edible weeds in particular. Drawing on Gray’s unpublished letters...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 94.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Green 352 pp. $27.95 (hardcover) In 1986, British food writer Patience Gray published what is now considered to be a classic cookbook, Honey from a Weed. The unusual and remarkable collection of vignettes and recipes, as well as ethnographic and botanical observa- tions, was written during the two-plus...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (3): 94–95.
Published: 01 August 2018
..., VT: Chelsea Green 352 pp. $27.95 (hardcover) In 1986, British food writer Patience Gray published what is now considered to be a classic cookbook, Honey from a Weed. The unusual and remarkable collection of vignettes and recipes, as well as ethnographic and botanical observa- tions, was written...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 91–103.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Cookbook (1977), richly stained, retrieves the dry ingredients from the cupboards. Slowly. Oh so slowly. That shabby Velcro brace he wears on his forearm for his tennis elbow, which in his case ought to be called weeding elbow, or hoeing elbow, or turning-over-the-compost-pile elbow, or hoisting-a-canoe...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (3): 69–74.
Published: 01 August 2015
... be trucked in from the south. But root vegetables such as potatoes, beets, and carrots, more immune to smelter smoke and frost, were extracted from the earth, as was dill, which is rightly called a weed. Tomatoes could be bought if not grown. And so there was always borscht. As with Ukrainians...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (2): 74–79.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Tom Celebrezze © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 CREATIVE REFLECTION | Tom Celebrezze Two Weeds Unwilded when i kidnapped a feral plant, I was a weed myself, a feeling any expatriate knows, and I did the deed out of a specific kind of homesickness. I missed my mother...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (1): 8–21.
Published: 01 February 2015
... distinguish food, medicine, and poison for 21st century herbalists such as Katrina Blair. this excerpt has been adapted from katrina blair s the wild wisdom of weeds (october 2014) and is printed with permission from chelsea green publishing. G A S T R O N O M IC A 16 S P R IN G 2 0 1 5 explain until] we have...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (2): 16–26.
Published: 01 May 2014
... beside a field of rosemary and asphodel. Pasquale opens the hive. PHOTOGRAPH BY TRACEY HEATHERINGTON © 2012 G A S T R O N O M IC A 23 S U M M E R 2 0 1 4 equal appreciation. I have seen Barbara delighted to retrieve from among the weeds some tender green shoots of wild aspar- agus, which became the base...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (1): 77–78.
Published: 01 February 2014
...). Chapter 5 considers three contemporary texts: Gray’s Honey from a Weed (1986), Grosvenor’s Vibration Cooking (1979), and Truong’s Book of Salt (2003), all of which exemplify “a postcolonial culinary aesthetic that illuminates cookery as a means of mediating cultural dissonance” (p.12). With the...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Crown Heights preeminent household farm translation: a townhouse- turned pigsty run by a hipster foodie who spends his free time attending Bundt-cake bakeoffs and foraging for edible weeds off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway . Despite this urban gardener having contributed some not . The show features...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (3): 89–90.
Published: 01 August 2009
... counter- cultural group in San Francisco with the same name. But Reynolds writes that the roots of surreptitious planting can actually be traced to the Gospel of Matthew, to a parable about an enemy seeding weeds in a field of wheat (13:25). Reynolds s take on history and culture is groovy and wired; his...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (2): 57–65.
Published: 01 May 2009
... watermelon on a frosty morning in late October among the dense field growth of cornstalks and weeds. We would bust it open then and there with our fists and devour its heart, but little more. Sweet potatoes, or yams (decorea), of African origin, ran a close second to corn for carbohydrate energy in our diet...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (4): 71–77.
Published: 01 November 2008
... no weeds, it s because you got out in time and set the cultivator right, Lewis said. It felt like childhood again, that beautiful country farm, as he called it, of his grandfather s. The day I met Lewis, we stood shortly before sunset on a hillside where he keeps his tractors and other equipment...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (4): 14–20.
Published: 01 November 2008
... introduce new predators, or new weeds to compete with. The complica- tions are endless. It is generally not appreciated that, whether it is a grain or an acorn, we are feeding poultry and animals these seeds. Therefore, problems with seed supply also involve problems with meat quality. The jamón Ibérico...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (3): 70–73.
Published: 01 August 2008
... settled on a wet shadow that dried completely on her lids. She just had to hold her eyes closed for about five minutes. Other than mld she is perfectly healthy. Allergies: Mold, weeds, dust, tobacco, pollen, and Neosporin (it makes me faint and really freaks my mother out). [SEE ATTACHMENT] I don t eat...
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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (4): 68–74.
Published: 01 November 2007
... toilet, and teaching kitchen provides offices, meeting rooms, and accommoda- tions. Sr. Miriam s own house and a classroom/library look out on a reflection bench set among flowerbeds. Sister Miriam is a Dominican, a member of an intel- lectual order that historically has grappled with ideas, not weeds...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (3): 88–95.
Published: 01 August 2006
... fuels used to make fertilizer, there is still an imbalance in the equation if petroleum, rather than human energy, is the chief source of calories expended on watering, weeding, seeding, pest management, and transport to market. And no matter how much human energy is applied, soils are washed away in...
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Gastronomica (2003) 3 (1): 58–71.
Published: 01 February 2003
...: Chinese celery Kinunot na paing: (baby) shark cooked in coconut milk Kiping: edible, bright-colored leaf-shaped thin wafers used as decora- tion at the Lucban and other Quezon Maytime fiestas Komedya: a folk drama form also called Moro-Moro Kulitis: [kolitis/colitis] an edible common weed; amaranth...
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Gastronomica (2001) 1 (3): 104–115.
Published: 01 August 2001
... even seen banana plants, which are as common as weeds in Florida and Southern California yards. Nor, evidently, did she interview anyone from Chiquita and Dole, the two top bananas in today s trade. Jenkins seems unaware of recent authoritative reference works on bananas, and instead typically cites...
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Gastronomica (2001) 1 (2): 10–15.
Published: 01 May 2001
...), 136; James Beard, Delights and Prejudices (New York: Atheneum, 1981), 83; Patience Gray, Honey From A Weed: Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, the Cyclades and Apulia (New York: Harper & Row, 1987), 329. 25. J.L. Piggott, L.P. Hose, and S.E. Robertson, Possible Primary Odours, in Jurg Solms...