food history

June 19 marks the official end of chattel slavery in the United States — and to celebrate the holiday means to pay homage to black food history.
From oyster-stuffed loaves and club sandwiches topped with bananas, we sure have come a long way.
-- Even baby boomers have a difficult time remembering when tacos--like pizza--weren't a ubiquitous part of the culinary
Photo: Duccio Battistrada A bundle of yellowish brittle pages, written in a time-worn, careful handwriting, have been floating
When I was in Italy, last summer, I was intrigued by the growing popularity of what now Italians call "street food," using the English language expression to indicate, well... street food.
Like any culture in transition, medieval Turkey is extremely fascinating and Trépanier provides us a detailed account of
My great-grandfather at the Trionfale market in Rome, circa 1933 Growing up in Italy in the 1960s, World War II was quite
I was immediately intrigued by the somewhat clunky but memorable title of the essay collection edited by Jennifer Jensen Wallach: Dethroning the Deceitful Pork Chop: Rethinking African American Foodways from Slavery to Obama.
There was indeed a Graham who lent his name to the Graham cracker, and his story will surely change the way you see the snack from now on.
It is a well-known, although not so frequently discussed, fact that African-American cooks, chefs, and food writers have played a crucial and central role in the development of US cuisines since colonial times.
When was the last time you gave any thought to a condiment? How often do you look at a bottle of ketchup and wonder how it came to be so popular? Not very often, most likely, but the fact of the matter is that these sauces are eaten all over the world, and many of them have global influences.
At the moment, food is highly prestigious. A vast amount of attention is paid to celebrity chefs, dietary advice, new restaurants
Thereis no denying the importance of Pimm's in any proper summer's evening.
From when they arrived in America, doughnuts have pulled themselves up by their bootstraps -- and, thanks to a rather ragtag bunch of characters, they are now one of the most iconic American pastries.
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A classic tiki cocktail is a thing of beauty, but perhaps the best part of all is the presentation.
We started wondering what other vegetable metaphors were out there to explore and love. Here are a few of our favorites.