Taste Culture Reader Experiencing Food and Drink

ISBN-10: 1845200616
ISBN-13: 9781845200619
Edition: 2005
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Description: The contributors explore the sensuous dimensions of food and drink, from the physiology of the tongue to the embodiment of social identities and enactment of ceremonial meanings.

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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/7/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

The contributors explore the sensuous dimensions of food and drink, from the physiology of the tongue to the embodiment of social identities and enactment of ceremonial meanings.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Perspectives on Taste
Taste: Physiology and Circumstance
Preface
On Taste
Chemical Senses: Taste and Smell
Culinary Themes and Variations
Flavor Principles: Some Applications
Taste Cultures: Gustation in History
Preface
Retrieving Tastes: Two Sources of Cuisine
The High and the Low: Culinary Culture in Asia and Europe
Taste of Luxury, Taste of Necessity
Colonial Creoles: The Formation of Tastes in Early America
Hoppin' John
Tasty Meals and Bitter Gifts
Eloquent Flavors
Preface
Salt: The Edible Rock
Sweetness and Meaning
Spices: Tastes of Paradise
Thick Sauce: Remarks on the Social Relations of the Songhay
Body and Soul
Preface
Food as Divine Medicine
Food with Saints
Zen and the Art of Tea
Living Ramadan: Fasting and Feasting in Morocco
Bitter Herbs and Unleavened Bread (from the Passover Haggadah)
Feasting with Dead Souls
Taste and Aesthetic Discrimination
Preface
Of the Standard of Taste
Objective and Subjective Senses: The Sense of Taste
Rasa: Delight of the Reason
Pleasures of the Proximate Senses: Eating, Taste, and Culture
Fine Discernments and the Cultivation of Taste
Preface
Of Gastronomes and Guides
Champagne and Caviar: Soviet Kitsch
Place Matters
Tasting Problems and Errors of Perception
On the Zeedijk
Taste, Emotion, and Memory
Preface
The Madeleine
The Breast of Aphrodite
Synesthesia, Memory, and the Taste of Home
Food and Emotion
The Pale Yellow Glove
Christmas Cake
Sunshine Cake
Artifice and Authenticity
Preface
Artificial Flavours
Rainbow Delight Cake
Taste in an Age of Convenience: From Frozen Food to Meals in 'the Matrix'
The Play's the Thing: Dining Out in the New Russia
Identity and the Global Stew
But is it Authentic? Culinary Travel and the Search for the "Genuine Article"
Succulent Selection: A Select Bibliography of 50 Further Readings
Notes on Contributors
Permissions
Index

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