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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 15–23.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Stephanie Assmann In 2005, the Basic Law of Food Education ( shokuiku kihon-hō ) was enacted in Japan in response to a rise of lifestyle-related conditions and a high dependency on food imports. The enactment of this law was followed by a nationwide food education campaign—referred...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 36–48.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Greg de St. Maurice In the face of globalization, chefs in Kyoto, Japan have worked to protect local food culture and revive the local food economy. Their actions do not constitute “resistance,” nor are they simply signs of the persistence of local difference in the context of large-scale changes...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (3): 49–57.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Japan Beyond Merroir: The Okinawan Taste for Clams THE FIRST T IME I SAW the living geera clams I had to look again. Barely a centimeter, these giant clams were smaller than my pinky fingernail. I had first tasted them the night before clams that had grown beyond the minimum har- vestable size...
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Gastronomica (2017) 17 (2): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2017
... served by Jiro and others will be gone due to overfishing. Jiro and many other Japanese chefs talk about the impor- tance of rare, seasonal ingredients that provide their guests with a profound way to experience nature. Writers who describe the cuisine of Japan note the perfection of shapes and colors...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (4): 78–90.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nancy K. Stalker Japan's obsession with food TV is rooted in its gourmet boom, beginning in the 1980s, when the strong economy encouraged mass consumption of expensive foods and foreign cuisines. Gourmet TV dramas are often based on a popular manga comic and typically reproduce hegemonic gendered...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (3): 44–55.
Published: 01 August 2016
... to sugar and opiates, widespread suggestions of a hardwired human attraction to sweetness, and public health claims that increased access to affordable sugar inevitably leads to epidemic increases in rates of obesity around the globe. Japan poses an important counterpoint to such approaches because—despite...
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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (1): 53–62.
Published: 01 February 2016
... rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 tea China Taiwan Japan gongfucha sencha tea arts tea...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (4): 6–13.
Published: 01 November 2015
... agriculture, development aid, Japan, Myanmar RESEARCH BRIEF | Chika Watanabe, University of Manchester GASTRONOMICA: THE JOURNAL OF CRITICAL FOOD STUDIES, VOL. 15, NUMBER 4, PP. 6 13, ISSN 1529-3262, ELECTRONIC ISSN 1533-8622. © 2015 BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. PLEASE...
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Gastronomica (2015) 15 (2): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Scott Haas Japanese gastronomy relies upon seasonality and centuries-old Zen Buddhist principles in methods of cooking, types of ingredients, and colors of food on the plate. But its practitioners and proponents have also mythologized its high-end cuisine. At the same time as Japan was undergoing...
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Gastronomica (2012) 12 (1): 87–90.
Published: 01 February 2012
... perspective. Kare pan is curry bread, a typical bakery item. In Japan, foreign cultural symbols aren't merely appropriated; they're savored, celebrated, and then regurgitated as something fresh. In the rich world of Japanese baked goods, this process can be seen as authentically Japanese, even if the food...