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The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Algae are eukaryotic photosynthetic micro- and macroorganisms found in marine and fresh waters and in soils. Some are colorless and even phagotrophic or saprophytic. They may be picoplankton, almost too small to be seen in the light...

Recipes for crossing boundaries: Peruvian fusion

Cooking Technology : Transformations in Culinary Practice in Mexico and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction: Contextualizing Peruvian fusion Peruvian cuisine is arousing great enthusiasm across the country today. Never before have Peruvians talked so much about food. They take pride in “their” cuisine, think...

Succulence and Sustenance: Region, Class, and Diet in Nineteenth-Century Peru

Food History: Critical and Primary Sources : Global Contact and Early Industrialization

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...At the end of the nineteenth century, Lima was the culinary as well as the political capital of Peru. The coastal metropolis dictated food customs far out into the provinces, influencing patterns of agricultural production and essential...

The Meat Transformed

Eduardo P. Archetti


Eduardo P. Archetti was Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Valentina Napolitano

Valentina Napolitano

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Peter Worsley

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Guinea-pigs : Food, Symbol and Conflict of Knowledge in Ecuador

Berg, 2001

Book chapter

...We have seen that the main concern of the women is to produce, first of all, a healthy and fat animal. Their knowledge and their productive practices lead them to try to strike a balance between the quantity of the guinea-pigs...


Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 2 : The Americas

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

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...Overview Peru stretches from the Pacific coast of South America east to the Brazilian jungle. Ecuador and Colombia border Peru to the north, Chile to the south. Bolivia, formerly known as Upper...