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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (4): 7–9.
Published: 01 November 2007
...chris knutson The mosaics of Roman Africa drew upon themes from mythology as well as daily life. Even "mythological" scenes can lend insight into real-life activities like food production. One such activity, fishing, is especially prominent in Roman African mosaics. Two mosaics from the so-called...
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Gastronomica (2005) 5 (1): 56–64.
Published: 01 February 2005
... jokes including the name itself, the hot dog represents a social and cultural history of America. Nowhere are these themes better seen than in Chicago’s hot dog stands and in the wonderful vernacular art decorating them. Stands define urban, ethnic neighborhoods, a mosaic of small communities that...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 91–103.
Published: 01 August 2017
... made of brick. We are greeted at the Hagen History Center by Jack Watts, the board president of the Historical Society of Erie County. He generously offers us a personal tour of the mansion, a Romanesque home of medina sandstone dating to 1891, the interior of which boasts impressive mosaics, friezes...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (4): 7–16.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of American cheesemakers combining pastoral ideals and working with the machine the authenticity invoked by these bakers is a mix of old and new. But there is also a particular post-Soviet, European Union bricolage that makes up these material practices. The various elements of this mosaic, though...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (3): 86–88.
Published: 01 August 2014
... alone. However, as Paul Duval writes, the markets people and places will persist in Bayefs- ky s paintings, watercolors, and drawings (Duval and Lappin 2001: 9). references Bayefsky, Aba. Journal. Duval, Paul, and Ben Lappin. Aba Bayefsky in Kensington Market. Oakville, Ontario: Mosaic Press, 1991...
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Gastronomica (2014) 14 (1): 9–22.
Published: 01 February 2014
... as separate, prizing apart farming and conservation, agroecology proposes that we integrate biodi- versity into agriculture systems. Through creating landscape mosaics composed of wild habitat and wildlife friendly farms, and through core management practices to enhance soil health, nutrient...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (1): 7–8.
Published: 01 February 2012
... thirteenth-century mosaic in the San Marco Basilica . Many later artists also portrayed the apostles sitting along three sides of a table for example, Juan de Juanes in the mid-sixteenth century (again with the apostles holy toes peeking out below); Albrecht Dürer, also in the sixteenth century; and Pascal...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (1): 75–82.
Published: 01 February 2012
... . In this book, Douglas shows that Mosaic dietary rules rely on the integrity of the boundary between edible foods and foods that are unacceptable .24 The existence of foods and food combinations that are unacceptable for those following the rules pork, blood, certain types of seafood helps to...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (2): 40–44.
Published: 01 May 2010
..., tobacco mosaic, and verticillium wilt. And more potential remains untapped. Any grower in the Northeast last summer who had to dig up and either bury or burn every wilted, blackened tomato vine in the garden is familiar with the ravages of a late blight epidemic. Chetelat told me that there are wild...
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Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 145–148.
Published: 01 February 2010
... tradition, and using food as his prima material, Achatz has deliberately created vehicles for interpreting and understanding his cuisine (p.27). By means of eGullet and now the Alinea Mosaic, a Web-based experi- ment that is experimental, uncontrolled and ever changing (p.49), he has carefully documented...
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Gastronomica (2009) 9 (4): 21–28.
Published: 01 November 2009
... times of multiyear famine when sustenance was sought in all manner of foods. Maybe some farmer saw the beautiful but inedible flower of the cardoon and thought, Wouldn t it be nice if you could eat that? We don t know how the process of artichoke development began, but however it Above: Roman mosaic...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (2): 77–79.
Published: 01 May 2008
...bonnie azab powell ©© 2008 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 2008 King Corn . A film by Woolf Aaron Ellis Curt , and Cheney Ian . Produced and directed by Woolf Aaron . A coproduction of Mosaic Films Incorporated and the itvs. 90...
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Gastronomica (2008) 8 (1): 75–79.
Published: 01 February 2008
... lessing / art resource, ny. W IN T E R 2 0 0 8 77 G A S T R O N O M IC A depiction of the Last Supper, a sixth-century mosaic in the church of S. Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna.9 However, there is no plausible iconographic justification in the Judeo-Christian tradition for having eel on the table, so we must...
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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (4): i–ii.
Published: 01 November 2007
... Bacchus: Two Roman Mosaics from Tunisia | Chris Knutson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 poem The Waitress | Michael Hettich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 in memoriam Karen and Me | John Martin Taylor...
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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (4): v–vi.
Published: 01 November 2007
... archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania, Cambridge University, and New York University s Institute of Fine Arts. His Master s thesis at Cambridge explored the use of text in Roman mosaics, including examples from Roman Africa. A contributor to Expedition magazine, Knutson has worked on archaeological...
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Gastronomica (2007) 7 (2): 44–51.
Published: 01 May 2007
... horse meat does not reach very far in the past of culinary history. A taboo against the eating of horse dates back to the Mosaic laws that classified it as an impure meat and was reaffirmed in the fourth century a.d. by Christians who decreed it a food of heathens. Only in the middle of the nineteenth...
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Gastronomica (2006) 6 (4): 99–107.
Published: 01 November 2006
... by Lovera s study. The Caribbean island populations are the heteroge- neous descendents of their many European conquerors, settlers, and forcible immigrants African slaves. Houston manages to give a vibrant sense of the culinary mosaic even within a quite uniform tropical environment, as well as of...
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Gastronomica (2005) 5 (4): 60–72.
Published: 01 November 2005
... my shadow.4 I knew how it would be as we entered. There was no mosaic of a guard dog, such as once (to our amusement) frightened the young Encolpius.5 Lettered Beware of the Dog, these mosaics are now the height of fashion in the town houses of the rich, but Encolpius keeps a real mastiff, either...
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Gastronomica (2004) 4 (4): 78–81.
Published: 01 November 2004
... too tall to peer over, so even though the city is laid out on a Roman grid, it feels like a blind labyrinth. But when we cross the threshold of the House of the Mosaic Fountains, we enter an entirely different world. The court- yard is lush and green, with densely planted vines towering Back from the...
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Gastronomica (2004) 4 (3): 60–72.
Published: 01 August 2004
... sauce containing sliced wild mushrooms. The term sot l y laisse is a jocular phrase meaning Only a fool would leave it. Chartreuse de perdreaux Pieces of roast partridge nestled in a bed of cabbage and baked in a mosaic pattern, intricately styled, of carrot and turnip cut into fancy shapes. Filet de...