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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (2): 72–76.
Published: 01 May 2012
... organizations sought to win back adherents by adapting the ancient ritual of Jewish dietary law to the most complex, modern processing techniques. The result was an elaborate third-party certification system, the first of its kind, which is now the backbone of a billion-dollar industry that thrives today...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 February 2020
... in 2016 (Izberk-Bilgin and Nakata 2016: 286). Not surprisingly, though, different certifying bodies are promoting competing notions of what is halal (Lever and Miele 2012). In part, this is because Islamic dietary laws are formed through interpretation and deduction of the Qur an and Hadith (verified...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 1–13.
Published: 01 February 2019
...; and at least one more generalizable technique is derived from pork production, as any non-pig meat can be porchettata. As for adding grated cheese, which mixes pork with a dairy product, that represents a common violation of the rules of kashruth, the Jewish dietary code. More recently, moreover, the...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 71–81.
Published: 01 November 2018
... wine drinking, in which historically the greatest social faux pas has been inebriation. As French historian Gilbert Garrier (1996: 1383) states, seule l ivresse est un péché ( only drunkenness is a sina sin that in the early 1900s was punishable by law. Appreciation of the symbolic value, as well as...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (1): 76–77.
Published: 01 February 2017
... about watermelons), Marcel Proust, and Upton Sinclair, among others. At the Family Hearth focuses on memory, identity, religion, and ethnicity, specifi- cally through the works of women and people of color (e.g., M.F.K. Fisher, Audre Lorde, editor Sandra Gilbert who describes her mother-in-law s...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (3): 19–30.
Published: 01 August 2016
... the smooth oily paste was intended to serve as a material and social lubricant for the Israeli-Arab-Jewish-Palestinian conflict. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (4): 62–67.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Christianity repealed most of the Jewish dietary laws, Christians tended to retain the Jewish ban on eating any rodent: The strongest ancient restriction regarding rats is found in the Old Testament, where in Leviticus, chapter 11, and Deuteronomy, chapter 14, the basis for many Jewish dietary practices, the...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (2): 115–116.
Published: 01 May 2011
... readable and his explana- tions of technical terms a model of clarity . He begins with a useful analysis of different approaches to the dietary laws, particularly the development of Mary Douglas s structural- ist theories, as opposed to the developmentalist approach of Marvin Harris . Then come various...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 February 2009
... those that come from animals. What manner of thing is this? Though it may sound like a diabolical plot to silence the gastronomic senses or drive one to drink, each of these practices is actually part of a millennial constellation of culinary do s and don ts known as kashruth, the Jewish dietary laws...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (3): 19–22.
Published: 01 August 2010
... commercially, this book has a place in the Land of Israel. g thrust right-wing parties to power intensified the pressure that religious parties brought to bear on the various legal institutions. Tensions over the pork issue and legislation based on the halacha (Jewish law) sought by the religious parties...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... Part-time adher- ents to the ever-expanding list of secular dietary laws have more and more options for feeding themselves. *Gaye Tuchman and Harry Levine, New York Jews and Chinese Food: The Social Construction of an Ethnic Pattern, in The Taste of American Place, ed. Barbara Shortridge and James...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (3): 86–87.
Published: 01 August 2009
... buy the ingredients required for their particular cuisines and, in the case of the Jewish immigrants, that conformed to dietary laws. They also established places where they could eat out. By the end of the nineteenth century restaurants selling overtly foreign food to British customers were also to...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (3): 85–86.
Published: 01 August 2009
... relevance. The other groups tended to occupy restricted areas and opened shops where they could buy the ingredients required for their particular cuisines and, in the case of the Jewish immigrants, that conformed to dietary laws. They also established places where they could eat out. By the end of the...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2009
... accor- dance with kosher law), it failed to meet other Jewish ethical precepts. The scale of last May s raid, and the significant media attention paid to it, vaulted the conversation about the ethics of kosher meat out of the fringe and into the mainstream Jewish community. Internal battle lines began...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (4): 112–113.
Published: 01 November 2006
... rabbis left the room; this not uncom- mon collective culinary transgression is an indication of the cultural and religious differences that divided southern Jews. With the influx of the more traditional eastern European Jews in the early twentieth century, Jewish dietary laws were more closely observed...
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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (2): 17–23.
Published: 01 May 2007
..., one place to start looking for an answer is Jewish dietary laws. In one guide to these, we read: Scales are defined as ones that can be scraped from the skin without tearing the skin from the flesh. These are cycloid (round) and ctenoid (comblike) scales. Other types of scales such as placoid and...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (4): 111–112.
Published: 01 November 2006
... differences that divided southern Jews. With the influx of the more traditional eastern European Jews in the early twentieth century, Jewish dietary laws were more closely observed; at the same time a strong attachment to southern foods was also evident, as the famous Atlanta Coca-Cola case suggests. Until...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (1): 26–38.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Camarillo has character- ized the points of contact in pluralistic societies.23 They police the boundaries between groups through dietary laws and stereotypes and simultaneously offer an inviting port of entry for those who wish to taste the unfamiliar. These culinary borderlands become fertile sites of...
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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (2): 83–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... than they invoke strict dietary laws distinguishing sacred from profane foods. And as a father he d like to share with his son not just the practice of reciting prayers before dinner on Friday night but also the joy of eating as a Jew. Peter s eating habits are rooted, however, more in Jewish tradition...
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Gastronomica (2004) 4 (3): 73–74.
Published: 01 August 2004
... the literal laws of the Old Testament. And what was most drastic for me, he went from eating pork without compunction to following the ancient Jewish dietary laws. Suddenly, my father and I were divided at the dinner table. When we were growing up, my father encouraged my two brothers and me to try...