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Fetishism and the Imagination: Heston Blumenthal and Nigella Lawson

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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... us to make a better world through our cooking,’ he explained, ‘but not to turn…something as serious as science, into a show’ (cit. Rousseau 2011a, 195; video available...

Foodie Books and Fantasies

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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...Communication: ‘The Object Thus Made Common’ When Elizabeth David published Mediterranean Food in post-war Britain in 1950, she ‘brought warmth, light and colour to a world blighted by shortage and rationing’, goes one description...

Coda

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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...Leaving us alone with our bathroom scales, this book concludes a long way from where it began, with Jamie Oliver staging one of the first rock star-chef performances to a ‘sell-out crowd’ over a decade ago. Today there is nothing unusual...

The Celebrity (Amateur) Chef: Rachael Ray

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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... cultivated in his memoir Kitchen Confidential, and which has seen him publicly voice his irritations with Ray on numerous occasions (Rousseau 2011a), he does highlight something crucial, which is that ignorance commodified provides...

South Africa

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 1 : Africa and the Middle East

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

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...Overview The Republic of South Africa occupies the southernmost part of the African continent and includes an area known as the “cradle of humankind,” where three-million-year-old skeletons of the extinct hominid species...

Denmark

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia Volume 4 : Europe

© ABC-Clio Inc, 2011

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...Overview The northern European kingdom of Denmark is one of the oldest surviving monarchies in the world. It was first recognized as a unified territory in the 10th century under the rule of Gorm the Old...

Food Representations

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Food in the Modern Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Representations are essentially stories. They can be visual, oral, written, or numerical. Sometimes they are life-like in their accuracy, but like a photograph, even the most objective representation has a framework that not only directs...

The Celebrity (Professional) Chef: Jamie Oliver

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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...The Naked Chef People either love him or they hate him. In 2006, after Jamie Oliver had been seen on television slitting a lamb’s throat as part of his then-latest series, Jamie’s Great Italian Escape, singer Morrissey, formerly...

Nutritionism, Bad Science and Spectacles of Disordered Eating

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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...Morbid Fascinations The HBO series True Blood opens with a racy montage of images of vice and taboo from the deep, swampy South: a liquor store, an alligator, the Ku Klux Klan, a rattlesnake, a couple gyrating on the dance floor...

Introduction: Do You Remember When Chefs Just Cooked?

Signe Rousseau

Signe Rousseau teaches critical literacy at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She is a contributing author to The Business of Food: Encyclopaedia of the Food and Drink Industry; Food Cultures of the World; Icons of American Cooking; The Oxford Companion to Food, and A Cultural History of Food, Volume 6: The Modern Age (2011) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food Media : Celebrity Chefs and the Politics of Everyday Interference

Berg, 2012

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...‘Do you remember when chefs just cooked?’ asked a journalist in The Guardian on the last day of 2010. Referring to recent tabloid episodes featuring two celebrity chefs, and very little food or cooking, the author shared his feeling...