A Lot on Our Plates

These days, across the media and social media, there are many conflicting reports and opinions on what we should be eating. I've been taking it all in, and I think how we should be eating is where we should concentrate our efforts. I follow accounts with many different viewpoints and lifestyles: hunters, vegan chefs, restaurateurs,… Continue reading A Lot on Our Plates

Food Studies and Ecocriticism

Ecocritical literature...makes us conscious of our relationships to the natural world, to our humanity and our mortality...Food is universal and essential to life, just like death - and life and death is the engine of nature. Ecocriticism, a literary discipline, is perhaps the best thing to happen to food studies. Though it eludes simple definition,… Continue reading Food Studies and Ecocriticism