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Gastronomica. 2015; 15470–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.4.70
Published: 01 November 2015
... through a “curative metaphor.” This trope bolsters a paternal logic that blames malnutrition on the undernourished, and blurs problems of access and dispossession, locating “the solution” in Western philanthropy or economic development. The essay argues that quinoa’s interpellation as a global miracle...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19367–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.67
Published: 01 August 2019
... overwhelmingly celebratory response to Fisher's metaphorical approach to food writing in her memoir, The Gastronomical Me . By considering Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher's complicated, often negative relationship with food, as highlighted in her journal entries and interviews, the author argues that The...
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Gastronomica. 2005; 548–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2005.5.4.8
Published: 01 November 2005
... allusion and dissimulation that never lay far beneath the surface. Renaissance learned erotica, as opposed to popular pornography, was especially steeped in metaphors, puns, and elaborate rhetorical devices.1 Already in the fifteenth century, Poggio Bracciolini antholo- gized the best jokes of his day...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16319–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.3.19
Published: 01 August 2016
... argue that food metaphors acquire a life of their own and may express unexpected meanings. Second, I point to the unexpected role of mediator undertaken by Palestinians of Israeli citizenship in this event. I suggest that a process of what I term “gastromediation” was taking place in Abu Gosh, in which...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 201viii–ix doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.viii
Published: 01 February 2020
... Italian Winemaking in California. JainaCipriano is creating visual metaphors for emotions she has trouble defining. Without the help of Photoshop she builds physical environments that open her models up to becoming part of something bigger. This primes the space for an authenticity that is so raw and...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20146–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.46
Published: 01 February 2020
..., while obscuring systemic problems such as poverty, food deserts, and environmental degradation (Coveney 2006; Griffiths and Wallace 1998). Metaphors used in the media to discuss superfoods rein- force the idea that superfoods can combat illness or main- tain health (Breeze 2017). The benefits of...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19460–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.60
Published: 01 November 2019
... 1 9 extension. According to Herzfeld (1987), the act of hosting enables a certain identification of various levels of collective identity: village, ethnic group, and national territory, if only metaphorically. In the hospitality context, the food provides added intimacy and has a pacifying role...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12420–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.4.20
Published: 01 November 2012
... liberation of the so-called “feminine” senses is eclipsed by the cookbook's daunting inventory of recipes that metaphorically devour the female body. Only one woman left her essence among the pages of the Futurist Cookbook . Marisa Mori's recipe for Italian Breasts in the Sun calls for two mounds of almond...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15340–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.3.40
Published: 01 August 2015
... await in an uncertain future. This essay addresses the process of gaining entrée to a major Portuguese food retailer by making use of the metaphors of flirting and dating. The slow process of engagement with this retailer is described, in particular a two-day “backstage” visit of its food retail...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19360–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.60
Published: 01 August 2019
... womanhood, her focus on her grand- mother s hands suggests a metaphoric continuity between her hard work and Fakhir s own art work. Transforming cereals and kneading dough are life-giving and akin to a reenactment of di- vine creation (Virolle 2007: 124). In much the same way, Fakhir transforms the fragment...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19379–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.79
Published: 01 August 2019
... cafés (e.g., A coffee after work with my parents and sister, with jokes Coffee was also used as a metaphor for relaxation (e.g., Having a coffee on a ter- race bathed in sun and watching the sea), socializing (e.g., For me, happiness is a free weekend to go for a coffee with friends) and being there for...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 192iv–v doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.iv
Published: 01 May 2019
... become an egg curry. Kneaded into a hard flour, then rolled out and cut or filled, they are pasta. Nudged gently in a pan with good butter, they are an omelet. They are also a good metaphor to think with. Eggs are re-birth, that is, new birth from old. This issue marks the very first pro- duced by a new...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19260–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.60
Published: 01 May 2019
... and dig into the fields and farming community I had studied from a distance. I unearthed my passion for reading and writing poetry. I made a conscious decision to write and teach and, most importantly, to start a farm. Poets have been discussing food for a long time. It makes for good metaphor and...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191122–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.122
Published: 01 February 2019
... borrowing the metaphor that Moon used for the book in its opening pages a braid of challah (a loaf of bread crafted from woven strands of dough). The key point is that the volume is not exactly a book in a traditional sense. Much like Moon s challah, the book is not a single entity but rather multiple...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191121–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.121
Published: 01 February 2019
... months I have started and stopped this review multiple times (apologies Gastronomica editors Specifically I was struggling for the hook that would bind together a synopsis of Michelle Moon s excellent book. Ultimately I gave up and am borrowing the metaphor that Moon used for the book in its opening...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191iv–x doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.iv
Published: 01 February 2019
... through. Babushka jam, clearly, was sacred. When I became editor of Gastronomica at the end of 2012, it was these memories of food and company from my time in Russia that inspired my vision for the journal. I wanted to take food as the inspiration for setting a metaphorical table that would bring us all...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 1911–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
... metaphor for a city that is at one and the same time fiercely anticlerical and a great religious center because it combines the kosher food of the Jewish quarter, or ghetto, with the simple fare of the pig farmers of Amatrice (the eponymous home of pasta all amatriciana).8 Amatrice cuisine understandably...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19133–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.33
Published: 01 February 2019
..., the decision to do so was premised on an utter disregard or more accurately, downright disgust with both the literal and metaphorical animal. Instead, they premised their community on creating perfect humans through a rejection of the animal, both in flesh and in concept. Fruitlanders believed...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18426–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.26
Published: 01 November 2018
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18454–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.54
Published: 01 November 2018
... metaphorical senses of taste. Label artwork thus undergirds the correspondence between the aesthetics of fine art and the pleasures of fine wine to lead, ultimately, to a broader expan- sive concept the art of living. Multiples and Readymades The availability and mass production of bottles appeal to artists...