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Gourmet

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Originally referring to the refined taste of French wine brokers and later extended to other aspects of haute cuisine, the word “gourmet” often now has a somewhat pejorative connotation, denoting a snobbish obsession with French cuisine...

Coconut

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Milk Bottle on the Doorstep of Mankind In prehistoric times, the water content of the immature coconut fruit was more important as a drink than was any part of the mature nut as a food. In recent history...

Time

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Food, as matter and as meaning, is made in and through time. Food production is shaped by the turning and tilting of the earth in relation to the sun, itself the foundation of human experience of time in the cycles of days, seasons...

Celebrity Chefs

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Cooking © Angela Meah. Celebrity chefs are reported to “have attained pop star status on a par with Hollywood actors, and their numbers are growing at the same...

From Georgian Dinners to Dinner with Dickens: “Don’t Preserve the Historic Kitchen! Go Into the Historic Kitchen!”

Nina Levent

Nina Levent is the CEO of West & East Art Group, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Irina D. Mihalache

Irina D. Mihalache is Assistant Professor of Museum Studies at the University of Toronto, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Museums

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...On Friday, March 31, 1972, something big was happening in Toronto: a late Georgian era house, built for Judge William Campbell and his wife Hannah Campbell in 1822, traveled one and a half kilometers, on dollies, to its new location...

Clara Sereni’s Casalinghitudine: Recipes for political history

Representing Italy Through Food

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Casalinghitudine is Clara Serini’s second novel, which she wrote thirteen years after writing Sigma Epsilon. Clara Sereni, Sigma Epsilon (Venice: Marsilio Editore, 1974). Clara Sereni, Casalinghitudine (Turin: Giulio Einaudi...

Learning Things: Material Media and Gastronomic Education

Isabelle de Solier

Isabelle de Solier is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Victoria University, Australia. She has published on food in the European Journal of Cultural Studies, Continuum, and the edited collection Exposing Lifestyle Television, and is the editor of Food Cultures, a special issue of Cultural Studies Review. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and the Self : Materializing Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The media are among the central forces shaping individual selves in late modernity. This is particularly the case for “lifestyle media”, a category of popular media that focuses on the self, and more specifically, the moral process...

Gender

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Gender © Angela Meah. “Gender” differs from “sex” in that while the latter refers to the physiological and biological characteristics...

Peanuts

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Peanut or groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) is a major world crop and member of the Leguminosae family, subfamily Papilionoidae.Arachis is Greek for “legume,” and hypogaea means “below ground.”Arachis...

Sesame

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Botanical Description...