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Gastronomica. 2017; 1749–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.9
Published: 01 November 2017
... decades later, Boris Pilnyak was commissioned by the Soviet Food Commissar to write a Socialist Realist novel that would glorify the achievements of his country's newly modernized meat industry. Meat: A Novel (1936), however, failed to please Party officials and led to the writer's execution during...
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Gastronomica. 2015; 15193 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2015.15.1.93
Published: 01 February 2015
...Anton Masterovoy © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing Anya von Bremzen : Crown Publishers , 2013 352 pp. Illustrations. $26.00 (cloth) meticulous detail can, without any narrative scaffolding...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19329–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.29
Published: 01 August 2019
...-site research combined with her own culinary experiences when living in post-Soviet Siberia, this article describes the multiple influences on the food supply and taste preferences of Siberians; many of the wild foods available to Siberians for thousands of years; the challenges of food supplies and...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17436–47 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.36
Published: 01 November 2017
...François-Xavier Nérard Canteens were a distinctive feature of the USSR during the years of the initial Five-Year Plans. They were intended to be at the core of the formation of the new Soviet citizen. The food they served was therefore supposed to validate the success of the Revolution: white bread...
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Gastronomica. 2012; 12415–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.4.15
Published: 01 November 2012
... photographs, illustrating the visual elements mentioned. © 2012 Michael Friedman and Alexander Tochilovsky 2012 Language signs Brighton Beach immigrant communities ethnic restaurants stasis Russian Soviet culture culinary habits food stores identity w iN t e r 2 0 1 2 15 G a S t r o N o...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17488–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.88
Published: 01 November 2017
...Laura Goering Nostalgia for the foods consumed in childhood is a phenomenon extensively documented by food studies scholars and exploited by marketers around the world. This article traces the evolution of the Soviet children's soft drink Buratino from its origins in the Brezhnev era through a...
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Gastronomica. 2016; 16231–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2016.16.2.31
Published: 01 May 2016
... Commissar Mikoyan's aspiration to have a literary monument erected to the Soviet meat industry, which he had worked so diligently to modernize and expand, culminated in the publication of The Book about Tasty and Healthy Food (1939), the famous cookbook and household guide, which projects numerous Socialist...
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Gastronomica. 2014; 1447–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2014.14.4.7
Published: 01 November 2014
...Guntra A. Aistara This article explores the relationship between Soviet and pre-Soviet histories in the reinvention of traditional foods in Latvia, with particular attention to how these products are transformed into new commodity forms. It focuses on regional home-baked breads and local wines...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 1741–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.1
Published: 01 November 2017
... proclaimed ideals of modernity and progress required tan- gible results, such as an abundance of cheap and healthy food. Local variants of this followed the spread of Soviet influence to Eastern Europe after World War II. Here new foodways and tech- nologies were likewise introduced in order to create the...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194106–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.106
Published: 01 November 2019
... the Politics of Production.1 While not directly invoking my preferred analytical frame of Food from Somewhere, 2 it documents well the rising discontent with Food from Nowhere and postmodern con- sumers desire for agrifood products grounded in locality and authenticity. Specifically, the social...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19428–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.28
Published: 01 November 2019
..., mem- oirs, and Icelandic and English language newspapers, this article exam- ines the complex history of this particular dessert. CULINARY TRANSFORMATIONS | Laurie K. Bertram GASTRONOMICA: THE JOURNAL OF CRITICAL FOOD STUDIES, VOL. 19, NUMBER 4, PP. 28 41, ISSN 1529-3262, ELECTRONIC ISSN 1533-8622...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 194107–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.107
Published: 01 November 2019
... range from stories about former Soviet countries transitioning away from communism and then into the European Union to how small Belgian towns have been able to make recognizable global brands. The stories that address globalization do not rely on basic big producers vs. small producers examples, but...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19179–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.79
Published: 01 February 2019
... culture, global wine culture RESEARCH ARTICLE | Chuanfei Wang, Sophia University GASTRONOMICA: THE JOURNAL OF CRITICAL FOOD STUDIES, VOL. 19, NUMBER 1, PP. 79 90, ISSN 1529-3262, ELECTRONIC ISSN 1533-8622. © 2019 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. PLEASE DIRECT ALL...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18454–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.54
Published: 01 November 2018
.../journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 alcohol bottles artists’ multiples distillation contemporary art Bottles of Art, Works of Alcohol THE COMPLEMENTAR ITY OF FOOD AND art assumes many forms, so many that the richness of the pairing is hard to deny. Food serves as a subject of representation in numerous...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18259–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.2.59
Published: 01 May 2018
... standards of con- sumption, were studied by Gronow (2003). Glushchenko (2010) researched the personal role of the Soviet food industry s leader Mikoyan to borrow liberally from the United States in terms of ideas for the Soviet food industry. Many researchers noted that in the 1950s the idea of satisfy- ing...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 1821–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.2.1
Published: 01 May 2018
...Amita Baviskar Maggi, a brand of instant noodles introduced in India in the late 1980s by Nestlé, is now not only a popular snack, but the favorite comfort food of an entire generation of young urban Indians. What is the secret of Maggi's success? And what does it tell us about taste and desire in...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 174111–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.111
Published: 01 November 2017
... and Permissions web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2017 manuscript cookbooks women's culture gender identity Soviet food everyday life Emancipation and Domesticity: Decoding Personal Manuscript Cookbooks from the Soviet Union To Lioness Mother, from her lion cub...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 174iv–xiv doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.iv
Published: 01 November 2017
... focuses on the legacies of the Russian Revolution across the formerly Soviet world. As the authors in this special issue show, food has been a crucial part of daily life in this region, before, during, and after the Soviet experiment. In fact, much of what is known about Soviet-style experiments with com...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 17448–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.48
Published: 01 November 2017
..., inefficiencies, inertia, and failures. It is true, of course, that command economies like the Soviet Union and the Eastern Bloc faced major challenges in terms of producing, and especially distributing, adequate consumer goods, including food. In her well-known memoir How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed...
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Gastronomica. 2017; 174xv doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2017.17.4.xv
Published: 01 November 2017
... Seasoned Socialisms: Gender and Food in Late Soviet Everyday Life (forth- coming, Indiana University Press). She has previously taught at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), Case Western Reserve University, and Cleveland State University. Ronald D. LeBlanc is Professor Emeritus of Russian and...