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Gastronomica (2016) 16 (2): 12–17.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Layla Eplett For some, Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a story made of pure imagination. For others, it is emblematic of colonial ideology since the Oompa-Loompas were originally depicted as African pygmies. This article explores the inspiration, interpretation, and revisions of...
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...
Gastronomica (2010) 10 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 February 2010
...bill nesto The author investigates the applicability of the word ““terroir”” to chocolate. As a Master of Wine, wine journalist, and wine educator, the author has tried to understand how ““terroir,”” the environmental and human factors associated with growing vines and making wine, impacts the...
Gastronomica (2008) 8 (2): 9–11.
Published: 01 May 2008
...nicole j. caruth In 2004, Bay Area conceptual artist April Banks traveled to West Africa, which produces seventy percent of the world's cocoa, to learn firsthand about the cocoa farms of the region and their relationship to the modern-day chocolate industry. Her related research has been wide...