Category Archives: Food History

Upcoming talks

Sept. 22, 2013 – 10:30-11:45am – “Tools of the Trade: Experiential Studies for the Food Industry”, Programs in Food, Wine and the Arts, Boston University Roundtable discussion on “Experiential Academics” Oct. 22, 2013 – 12:30-1:50pm – Center for the Study of … Continue reading

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Summer Research Project: Cuisine des mères lyonnaises

Who were these mères? In the early twentieth century, affluent bourgeois households in the Lyon area employed female cooks who became known for their refined cuisine. After World War I and the economic crash of 1929, most families could no longer afford … Continue reading

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A Taste of Britain: From Post-Colonial Cuisine to Molecular Gastronomy

I will be giving at talk at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 1-2:30pm. This will be a romp through twentieth-century British history using food to look at social and political change. You can reserve … Continue reading

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