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Gastronomica. 2015; 15197 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.1.97
Published: 01 February 2015
...Kelila Jaffe © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Food and the Self: Consumption, Production and Material Culture Isabelle de Solier : Bloomsbury Academic , 2013 ix + 199 pp. $29.95 (paperback) of things and their physical manifestations under the single...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16255–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.2.55
Published: 01 May 2016
... fieldwork in northern England, the article examines the affective potential of domestic space and its material culture, exploring how individuals are embodied in the fabric and layout of domestic space, and how memories may be materialized in their absence. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18314–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.3.14
Published: 01 August 2018
... wilderness in promotional materials for wild berry products and tourism in the region. In fact, personal accounts of picking, preparing, and eating wild berries complicate master narratives of wild Canadian cuisine, thus enriching this country's national food culture through complexity. These stories show...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16379–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.79
Published: 01 August 2016
... and drink and of utilitarian wares used within the kitchen. This article interrogates the implied transformations in the cultural knowledge embedded within people's engagement with their material world and the very different visual and tactile experiences involved in the daily use of pottery in the...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16319–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.19
Published: 01 August 2016
... around cultural copyrights, culinary heritage, and economic revenues. In this article I return to the so-called Hummus Wars, a series of culinary undertakings performed in Lebanon and Israel in an attempt to claim ownership over hummus by setting a Guinness World Record for the largest hummus dish. I...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16344–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.44
Published: 01 August 2016
... a staple food for the British working classes. Fundamental to his analysis, which is as well seminal in the anthropological study of food, is the interplay between the material aspects of sugar and the ways that these take on different types and levels of signifi- cance within different cultural and...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 2021–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.1
Published: 01 May 2020
... editors suggest how dismal and cultur- ally poor the world would be without the material culture of living traditions.29 We certainly agree. In an era largely de- fined by globalization, homogenization, and erosion of cul- tural, culinary, and biological diversity, such designations as the PDO operate as...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202vii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.vii
Published: 01 May 2020
..., Crazy, and Disgusting: Stigma and the Undoing of Global Health (with Amber Wutich, JHU Press, 2019) and Obesity: Cultural and Biocultural Perspectives (Rutgers University Press, 2011). Adam Calo is a food systems researcher at the Social, Economic, and Geographical Sciences group of the James Hutton...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20267–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.67
Published: 01 May 2020
...Sarah Trainer; Jessica Hardin; Cindi SturtzSreetharan; Alexandra Brewis Worry-nostalgia is a particular iteration of felt anxiety that certain material things and ways of being in the world are slipping away. We suggest that this particular shade of place-based nostalgia, expressed through stress...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20291–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.91
Published: 01 May 2020
... simplicity and safety, then encourages them to experiment with livelier cultures, more offbeat practices from seed saving and urban gardening to dirt eating, feral foraging, cannabis cookery, and the raw-milk underground. Katz s passion on such subjects is infectious; anyone who encounters his writings and...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20279–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.79
Published: 01 May 2020
... that differs from what we consider to be traditional American coffee culture (famous for low-quality, on-the-go coffee whose primary purpose is perhaps to raise productivity rather than provide pleasure) in that it revolves around high-grade coffees that offer unique sensory characteristics. Specialty...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202114–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.114
Published: 01 May 2020
... emerge from the worlds that humans build with nonhuman allies. This is what the editors are trying to show us: Domestication is not the singular movement carried out by the cultural- economic descendants of those first agriculturalists but an ongoing transformative activity. Domestication disorients and...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20237–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.37
Published: 01 May 2020
... now of international use and of difficult transla- tion, there are four aspects. (Scienza et al 2012: 2) He identifies materiale (agronomic characteristics of the territorio biologi- cal potentialities), territoriale (geographic expression of a long historical past community of winemakers...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20190–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.90
Published: 01 February 2020
... it a shadow economy that subjects laborers to everyday discrim- ination and exploitation, reproducing a systemic inequality through the contradictions of racialized and misaligned agri- cultural and immigration policies (p.3). Working in the tradition of such scholars as Meredith E. Abarca...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 201viii–ix doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.viii
Published: 01 February 2020
... editor of CuiZine: The Journal of Canadian Food Cultures and editor of What s to Eat? Entrées into Canadian Food History. Her publications focus on the shap- ing of culinary and literary tastes. Georgia Davis has a PhD in Geography from the University of Arizona. She has published in The Lancet...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20191–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.91
Published: 01 February 2020
...Maya Moore The Georgian Feast: The Vibrant Culture and Savory Food of the Republic of Georgia (Revised and Expanded, 25th Anniversary Edition) Darra Goldstein Oakland : University of California Press , 2018 259 pp. Photographs. $26.95 (paper) © 2020 by the Regents of the...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 2011–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.1
Published: 01 February 2020
... street vending and on the ways in which those meanings relate to how cities feed themselves. SOAS Address: Rethinking Street Vending Introduction My work has mostly been in the domain of mobility and ma- terial culture, specifically food. That is at some distance from, if not in opposition to, the rich...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20121–22 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.21
Published: 01 February 2020
... lives in a country that is different from the one in which they were born, a phenom- enon of mass migration that Suketu Mehta (2019) identifies as a defining characteristic of the twenty-first century. Responding to this global moment, the City Food project examines the shift- ing social, cultural, and...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20123–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.23
Published: 01 February 2020
... and practices of (reli- gious) citizenship. This article draws from fifteen months of ethno- graphic research in Fars Province of Iran and in Tehran, and from research of jurisprudence and popular media. FOOD, CULTURE, AND NATION | Rose Wellman GASTRONOMICA: THE JOURNAL FOR FOOD STUDIES, VOL. 20...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 201iv–vii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.iv
Published: 01 February 2020
... talking to me) if I m the grandson of Mariuccia, the nephew of Anna, the daughters of mastro Vincenzo, may he Rest In Peace, and resolve to lift me and press my face into their warm and soft breasts. The boundaries between real, material everyday life and the extraterrestrial, the magical, and the holy...