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Sushi leaves home

Food Identities at Home and on the Move : Explorations at the Intersection of Food, Belonging and Dwelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction Washoku, literally ‘Japanese food’, was inscribed in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in December 2013. Its...

The Sensual and Supernatural in Balut Lore

Margaret Magat

Margaret Magat is a Folklorist and Independent Scholar, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Balut : Fertilized Eggs and the Making of Culinary Capital in the Filipino Diaspora

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...“The manananggal [aswang] (a succubus creature) came about eating balut”“Like Viagra for men”These two statements from my online survey in 2017 on balut hint at a rich folklore associated with the fertilized egg and its ingestion...

Why Eat Balut? Consumption and Tradition

Margaret Magat

Margaret Magat is a Folklorist and Independent Scholar, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Balut : Fertilized Eggs and the Making of Culinary Capital in the Filipino Diaspora

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...While balut entered the popular imaginary of the West only fairly recently, it has long been a part of the Philippines’ culture. In The History of Mankind (1896–1898), geographer Friedrich Ratzel describes that “the Tagals are said to have...

Philippines

Maria “Ging” Gutierrez Steinberg

Maria “Ging” Gutierrez Steinberg

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Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 3 : Asia and Oceania

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

Encyclopedia entry

...Overview The Republic of the Philippines consists of 7,107 islands located in Southeast Asia. Its long, broken coastline is surrounded by three major bodies of water—the Pacific Ocean on the east, the South...