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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (1): 94–95.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Alexandra Hatzakis © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 The Darjeeling Distinction: Labor and Justice on Fair-Trade Tea Plantations in India Sarah Besky : University of California Press , 2013 264 pp. $29.95 (paper) Rice Talks: Food and Community in a...
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Gastronomica (2013) 13 (3): 22–31.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Kristy Leissle With the rise of single origin chocolate—made with beans from one country, region, or plantation—today many bars name the source of their cocoa. Based on historical and statistical analyses, interviews with artisans, and examination of product packaging, this article discusses the...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (3): 13–18.
Published: 01 August 2016
... sort. Fat production is reported to be too animal based, too plantation based, or too resource hungry to be sustainable; too entwined with opaque globalized networks to be fair. Yet fat, particularly the yellow fats of butter and margarine, are, for eaters of North European heritage, typically a...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (2): 12–29.
Published: 01 May 2020
...-sufficient and insulated from urban mercantilism (McEwan 1991). Jefferson, a key trafficker of the yeoman myth, managed a plantation and had no experience as an owner-operator. Thus, even at the outset of American settler colonial agrarianism, the yeo- man ideal was a vision of rural life, deployed by urban...
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Gastronomica (2011) 11 (4): 15–22.
Published: 01 November 2011
... South Carolina, with the slave trade from West Africa. Hoppin’ john is eaten on New Year's for good luck. The dish and tradition spread from lowcountry rice plantations throughout the South. He demonstrates how culinary traditions lingered in the lowcountry long after rice was no longer grown there...
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Gastronomica (2020) 20 (1): 59–68.
Published: 01 February 2020
... supervise farmers of color, lend to neighborhood residents perception of the site as a plantation. A recent chemical spill east of the farm, combined, likely, with the fact that the farm is located on the site of demol- ished housing, has led many African American residents of the area to call the produce...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 108–109.
Published: 01 November 2019
... food. Just consider a recipe for Boston Baked Beans, the ingredients of which trav- elled the triangular routes of the Atlantic slave economy: molasses, the byproduct of sugar refined by African slaves on Caribbean plantations for British markets; beans, grown by English farmers in Massachusetts fields...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 109–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
... ingredients of which trav- elled the triangular routes of the Atlantic slave economy: molasses, the byproduct of sugar refined by African slaves on Caribbean plantations for British markets; beans, grown by English farmers in Massachusetts fields for city residents; and pork trimmings, the leftovers of...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 98–105.
Published: 01 November 2019
... medicinal use to large-scale plantations of black cardamom for trade. Now, black cardamom is a significant component of the livelihood portfolios for many local households. While considered by some as the new opium in terms of the potential cash income for minority cultivators, the situa- tion is growing...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (4): 49–59.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Asian population in South America because of their immigration in the late nineteenth century as plantation (mostly Japanese) or guano (mostly Chinese) workers. Over time, it led to a combination of local foods and flavors with Asian culinary refinement and their devotion to the freshest ingredients...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 99.
Published: 01 August 2019
... showcases multiple dimensions of community organizing. Peasant farmers in the Lower Lempa region explain how, after being exiled during the war, they be- gan farming in a former conflict zone. Before the war, elites had filled this floodplain with plantation cash crops like cotton. Despite government...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (3): 98–99.
Published: 01 August 2019
...-year civil war, Keepers of the Future showcases multiple dimensions of community organizing. Peasant farmers in the Lower Lempa region explain how, after being exiled during the war, they be- gan farming in a former conflict zone. Before the war, elites had filled this floodplain with plantation cash...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (2): 6–15.
Published: 01 May 2019
... alternative food network research (Sarmiento 2017). Tsing (2012) compellingly finds interspecies relation- ships fundamental to eating over a swath of human history, from the domestication of cereals to the slave-sugar-plantation economy. She famously writes that human nature is an inter- species...
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Gastronomica (2019) 19 (1): 55–64.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... For it was Napoleon who helped popularize the crop in response to the British naval blockade of French sugar cane plantations (Abbott 2010: 203). The camaraderie implied by the term lives on today. Thousands of workers all fight the same battle against time and weather. We are all in it together until...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 107–108.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Portuguese, across the Atlantic, where the plantation sys- tem spread virus-like. An estimated eleven million Africans survived the Middle Passage to fuel the cane fields that sprang up across the Americas. Thanks to plummeting prices, what had once been an elite treat could be purchased as plain old...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 26–40.
Published: 01 November 2018
... important role of his mother, a pineapple plantation worker, in his life. Wu Pao-chun had already won the Master s de la Boulangerie (Bakery World Cup) in Paris in 2010, prior to the film. Nevertheless, as Ho Yi (2013) states, With 27°C Loaf Rock, the art-house cinema director casts a melodramatic eye on...
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Gastronomica (2018) 18 (4): 41–53.
Published: 01 November 2018
... more profitably than on nearby plantations: trees can be tapped when rubber prices are high, and allowed to grow and replen- ish while prices are low, while farmers make a living from the many other crops in their gardens (Dove 1993). Ecology brings into focus a different way that diverse agro...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 143–144.
Published: 01 November 2017
... United States, which also emerged from the slave plantation. Instead, the book centers on sugar work within Cuba and the various ideological and institutional formations that reproduced or contested its brutal conditions. Another issue that is largely glossed over in the book is the geography of identity...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (4): 144–145.
Published: 01 November 2017
... provides much detail of sugar s role in instituting social and material inequalities in Cuba, it could have compared and contrasted the Cuban experience with racial and social differentiations in Haiti, Jamaica, and the United States, which also emerged from the slave plantation. Instead, the book centers...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (1): 44–55.
Published: 01 February 2017
..., plantations, and mines, plying their trade in manual labor. Cheap and convenient meals were thus in huge demand. Itinerant hawkers met this need, providing an affordable lunch in the form of economical rice and tuk tuk noodles.5 The food would often be consumed on the go, although some hawkers provided...