Experiential Food

Experience flavors food as much as any spice." This post is inspired by an experiment in Conversations in Food Studies, “Stirring the Pot: The Performatives of Making Food Texts” (Brady et al 52-72). Participants are challenged to come up with an ingredient with both positive and negative personal associations, and must cook it for the… Continue reading Experiential Food

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