Category Archives: Digestion

It’s not just dessert

At the start of pastry week, I considered sweets to be an island unto themselves on the culinary map. However, as the days passed, I began to reconsider my separatist approach to dessert. Sugar marks moments of celebration, it picks … Continue reading

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Alternative Research Methods for Alternative Food Systems

On Saturday, June 23, 11:40-12:55 (Vanderbilt Hall, NYU, Room 206) at the Association for the Study of Food and Society Conference, I will be presenting a paper on one of my recent research projects as part of a panel entitled … Continue reading

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Gastrointestinal ethnographies: eating as bodily practice

Today I started fieldwork on a new anthropology of food project here in Boston. It is going to be an adventure as I explore the rumbling beast that is my GI tract through an Ayurvedic cleanse. Later, I will be … Continue reading

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