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...The films of Malaysian-born Taiwanese auteur Tsai Ming-liang have received much scholarly attention but have not been studied through the optic of food. This is not surprising, since Tsai’s slow-paced art-house films are not “food films...

A Cookbook in Search of a Country: Fu Pei-mei and the Conundrum of Chinese Culinary Nationalism

Michelle T. King

Michelle T. King is Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. She is the author of Between Birth and Death: Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Culinary Nationalism in Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The banquets Richard Nixon attended at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing during his historic trip to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1972 were culinary and diplomatic performances writ large, both for the immediate...